Call number: DVD-3670


SCHLÖNDORFF, Volker
Die Blechtrommel [The Tin Drum]

Franz Seits Film, Bioskop Film, Artemis Film, Hallelujah-Film, GGB 14 KG, Argos Films, Paris, 1979
Producer: Franz Seitz
Executive producer: Eberhard Junkersdorf
Screenplay: Jean-Claude Carrière, Volker Schlöndorff, Franz Seitz, from the novel by Günter Grass
Additional dialogue: Günter Grass
Photography: Igor Luther
Production design: Piotr Dudzinski, Zeljko Senecic
Music: Maurice Jarre

	 	
Alfred Matzerath	   Mario Adorf	 	
Agnes Matzerath	           Angela Winkler	 	
Oskar Matzerath	           David Bennent	 	
Maria Matzerath	           Katharina Thalbach	 	
Jan Bronski		   Daniel Olbrychski	 	
Anna Koljaiczek when young Tina Engel	 	
Anna Koljaiczek	           Berta Drews	 	
Joseph Koljaiczek	   Roland Teubner	 	
Uncle Vinzenz	           Tadeusz Kunikowski	 	
Lina Greff 		   Andréa Ferréol
Greff			   Heinz Bennent	 	
Gretchen Scheffler	   Ilse Pagé	 	
Scheffler		   Werner Rehm	 	
Mother Truczinski	   Käte Jaenicke	 	
Old Heilandt		   Helmuth Brasch	 	
Musician Meyn	           Otto Sander	 	
Herbert Truczinski	   Wigand Witting	 	
Roswitha		   Mariella Oliveri	 	
Bebra			   Fritz Hakl	 	
First Clown		   Emil Feist	 	
Second Clown	           Herbert Behrendt	 	
Felix			   Karl Heinz Tittelbach	 	
Sigismund Markus 	   Charles Aznavour	 	
Schugger-Leo		   Ernst Jacobi	 	
Fajngold		   Wojciech Pszoniak	 	
Fraulein Spollenhauer	   Gerda Blisse	 	
Reverend Wiehnke           Joachim Hackethal	 	 
Dr Hollatz		   Henning Schlüter	 	
Dr Michon 		   Zygmunt Huebner
Kobyella		   Mieczyslaw Czechowicz	 	
Private First Class Lankes Bruno Thost	 	 
Private First Class Herzog Alexander von Richthofen	 	
Stauer			   Lech Grzmocinski	 	
First Gendarme	           Stanislaw Michalski	 	 
Second Gendarme	           J. Kapinski	 	
Head Doctor		   Dietrich Frauboes
136 minutes (theatrical cut)
In German with optional English subtitles

Dual format edition: Blu-ray disc and DVD

This is Disc 2, the DVD, containing the theatrical cut, 136 minutes

DVD
Region code 2 (DVD); B (Blu-ray)
Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features Dual format edition
High Definition and Standard Definition presentation of the original theatrical version [1080p]
High Definition presentation of the Director's Cut [Blu-ray only 1080p]
New restoration of both the theatrical version and the brand new Director's Cut approved by director Volker Schlöndorff
5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio
Audio commentary with director/co-screenwriter Volker Schlöndorff
Interview with Volker Schlöndorff on the new cut of The Tin Drum (2011), 24 minutes, in English [Blu-ray only]
Volker Schlöndorff on the making of The Tin Drum, (Cannes, 2001), 9 minutes, in French with optional English subtitles [DVD only]
Making The Tin Drum, Volker Schlöndorff remembers making the film and his collaborators (October 2001), 16½ minutes, in French with optional English subtitles [DVD only]
Original Trailer [DVD only]
Comprehensive booklet featuring brand new writing on the film by George Lellis and Hans-Bernhard Moeller, authors of Volker Schlöndorff's Cinema: Adaptation, Politics and the Movie-appropriate, as well as extracts from Volker Schlöndorff's diary, writing by Jean-Claude Carrière and Günter Grass, illustrated with archival stills.
Artwork presentation packaging featuring newly commissioned artwork and three original posters
Source Arrow Academy

Back to the Bain Graffy Film Collection
Move to the home page for the School of Slavonic and East European Studies, University College London.
Queries to ssees-library@ucl.ac.uk
This page last revised Monday 5 August 2013.