Volker Schlondorff
Culture  /  Published 27.11.19

‘Grass told me Rushdie ripped off his book’

After the screening of his 163-minute director’s cut of The Tin Drum at the Kolkata International Film Festival earlier this month, Volker Schlondorff applauded the audience of around 300 who had ga...
By Shantanu Datta in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 08.11.19

Magnificent seven

Volker Schlöndorff, who won the Oscar and a Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival in 1979 for his cinematic adaptation of Gunter Grass’s The Tin Drum, says he was not keen to direct the film in ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Tin Drum maker in city of abundance of life

An 80-year-old Palme d’Or and Oscar-winning director from Berlin will be taking two master classes at the Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) on adapting literature and working with actors. S...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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