Oskar Mazerath, son of a local dealer, is a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time. However, (almost) nobody listens to him, so the catastrophe goes on, Stars David Bennent, Mario Adorf and Angela Winkler
Katharina Thalbach,Tina Engel,David Bennent,Daniel Olbrychski,Mario Adorf,Angela Winkler
With three years decides Oskar Matzerath to cease growing. He never wants to be part of the hypocritical world of adults. A shrill voice and his tin drum the diminutive troublemaker now protesting against the musty Weimar Republic and the rise of National Socialism. Until after the war lays Oskar from his skepticism about the world.