There Once Was A Drummer

Gunter Grass' classic novel of the rise and fall of Hitler as seen through the eyes of the dwarfish narrator, Oskar Matzerath.


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Germany, 1930.
Hitler rises to power.
Three-year-old Oskar decides to stop growing and talking.
Instead, he plays his tin drum through the dark years of Nazism.
As Hitler rises to power, three year old Oskar refuses to grow up.
Dramatisation of Gunter Grass' novel starring Phil Daniels.
As Hitler rises to power, three-year-old Oskar decides he doesn't want to grow up.
Stars Phil Daniels and Kenneth Cranham.
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The Second World War is raging.
Oskar, on the run, discovers sex, jazz and the black market.
Soon his mad drumming will make him a star.
As the war rages, Oscar discovers sex, jazz and the black market.
Will his mad drumming make him a star?
Will his mad drumming make him a star? Stars Phil Daniels.
Oscar discovers sex, jazz and the black market.

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