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Volker Schlöndorff on "The Tin Drum"

Friday, September 21, 2012

Volker Schlöndorff discusses the director’s cut of his 1979 film “The Tin Drum,” an adaptation of Günter Grass’s first novel. He also talks about his documentary, “Billy, How Did You Do It?” about two weeks of filmed conversation with the director Billy Wilder. “The Tin Drum” is playing at Film Forum through September 27 and “Billy, How Did You Do It?” is playing September 23.

Guests:

Volker Schlöndorff

Comments [5]

george from jersey cvity

great antiwar movie...dramatic, moving, scathing satire...

Sep. 21 2012 01:39 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

I read that the Dutch had the most volunteers for the ss.

Sep. 21 2012 01:34 PM
sanych

LL - nobody was conscripted into SS. One had to volunteer ...

Sep. 21 2012 01:28 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

I just read on Wikipedia that Wyler came to the US in 1923 so he may not fit your timeline.

Sep. 21 2012 01:22 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

Don't forget William Wyler.

Sep. 21 2012 01:20 PM

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