The Tin Drum - Director's Cut / Berlin & Beyond 2012
TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE AT THE BOX OFFICE. Go directly to the Castro Theatre beginning at 9:30am.
Danzig, Germany, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, at his third birthday, refuses to grow older. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II. Honored with the Palme d'Or at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival and the 1979 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language film, Volker Schlöndorff's THE TIN DRUM (Die Blechtrommel) is a truly visionary adaptation of Nobel laureate Günter Grass's acclaimed novel, an unforgettable fantasia of surreal imagery, striking eroticism, and unflinching satire.
US WEST COAST PREMIERE of the Newly-Restored Version
In Person: Actor Mario Adorf
- Director: Volker Schlöndorff
- Screenwriters: Jean-Claude Carrière, Franz Seitz, Volker Schlöndorff
- Cast: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler, Daniel Olbrychski, Katharina Thalbach
Germany (1979), 164 min. (digital projection);
In German with English subtitles
**THIS EVENT HAS A STRICT REFUND POLICY. No refunds will be processed by Brown Paper Tickets more than 12 hours after the time of purchase.**
Castro Theatre (View)
429 Castro Street
San Francisco, CA 94114
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|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|