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Die Blechtrommel [DVD]

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire.

Format

DVD

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Publish Date

2013

ISBN

9781604656824


Format: DVD
Summary: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire.
Title: Die Blechtrommel [DVD] / Janus Films ; eine deutsch/französische Gemeinschaftsproduktion der Franz Seitz Film, Bioskop Film, Artemis Film, Hallelujah-Film, GGB 14.KG, Argos Films Paris ; Drehbuch (screenplay), Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff and Günter Grass ; Herstellungsleitung (ex, pro), Eberhard Junkersdorf ; Produzent, Franz Seitz ; Regie (dir), Volker Schlöndorff ; in Zusammenarbeit mit Jadran Film, Zagreb und Film Polski, Warschav.
Publisher Date: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection : Image Entertainment, [2013]
Subject: Grass, Günter, 1927- -- Film adaptations. Nazis -- Germany -- Drama. Germany -- Social conditions -- 1918-1933 -- Drama. Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Isbn: 9781604656824
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Tin
Oclc: 817247567
Upc: 715515101912
Bib Id: 446593

Format: DVD
Summary: Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire.
Title: Die Blechtrommel [DVD] / Janus Films ; eine deutsch/französische Gemeinschaftsproduktion der Franz Seitz Film, Bioskop Film, Artemis Film, Hallelujah-Film, GGB 14.KG, Argos Films Paris ; Drehbuch (screenplay), Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff and Günter Grass ; Herstellungsleitung (ex, pro), Eberhard Junkersdorf ; Produzent, Franz Seitz ; Regie (dir), Volker Schlöndorff ; in Zusammenarbeit mit Jadran Film, Zagreb und Film Polski, Warschav.
Publisher, Date: [Irvington, NY] : Criterion Collection : Image Entertainment, [2013]
Description: 2 videodiscs (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (16 p. : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
Target Audience Note: Rating: R.
Series: Criterion collection 234.
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 234.
Subjects: Grass, Günter, 1927- -- Film adaptations.
Subjects: Nazis -- Germany -- Drama.
Subjects: Germany -- Social conditions -- 1918-1933 -- Drama.
Subjects: Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Drama.
Genre: War films
Genre: Fiction films
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Film adaptations
Genre: German language films
Other Author: Carrière, Jean-Claude, 1931- screenwriter.
Other Author: Seitz, Franz producer, screenwriter.
Other Author: Schlöndorff, Volker producer, director, screenwriter.
Other Author: Grass, Günter, 1927- screenwriter.
Other Author: Junkersdorf, Eberhard producer.
Other Author: Adorf, Mario actor.
Other Author: Winkler, Angela, 1944- actor.
Other Author: Bennent, David actor.
Other Author: Thalbach, Katharina, 1954- actor.
Other Author: Olbrychski, Daniel actor.
Other Author: Drews, Berta, actor.
Other Author: Engel, Tina, 1950- actor.
Other Author: Bennent, Heinz actor.
Other Author: Jacobi, Ernst actor.
Other Author: Ferréol, Andréa, 1947- actor.
Other Author: Aznavour, Charles actor.
Other Author: Perakis, Nicos, art director.
Other Author: Lepel, Bernd, set designer.
Other Author: Luther, Igor cinematographer.
Other Author: Baron, Suzanne film editor.
Other Author: Jarre, Maurice composer (expression)
Other Author: Corrigan, Timothy, interviewee.
Other Author: Grass, Günter, 1927- Blechtrommel
Other Author: Atkinson, Michael author.
Other Author: Janus Films
Other Author: Franz Seitz Film
Other Author: Bioskop-Film
Other Author: Artemis Productions
Other Author: Hallelujah-Film
Other Author: GGB 14.KG
Other Author: Argos Films
Other Author: Jadran Film.
Other Author: Film Polski
Other Author: Criterion Collection (Firm)
Other Title: Parallel title on disc label and container: Tin drum [DVD]
Notes: Based on the novel by Günter Grass.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1979.
Notes: Special features: Disc 1: New, restored high-definition digital transfer of the complete version. Disc 2: New interview with Schlondorff about the making of "The tin drum"; new interview with film scholar Timothy Corrigan; German audio recording from 1987 of author Günter Grass reading his novel; Television interview excerpts featuring Schlondorff, Grass and cast; Trailer. Booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Atkinson and more.
Notes: Art director, Nicos Perakis ; set designer, Bernd Lepel ; director of photography, Igor Luther ; editor, Suzanne Baron ; music, Maurice Jarre.
Notes: Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, David Bennent, Katharina Thalbach, Daniel Olbrychski, Berta Drews, Tina Engel, Heinz Bennent, Ernst Jacobi, Andréa Ferreol, Charles Aznavour.
Notes: DVD, NTSC, widescreen (1.66:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Notes: German dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Academy Awards, 1980: Best foreign language film.
ISBN: 9781604656824
Publisher Number: CC2223D
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: 791.43 Tin
Medium: [DVD]