In 1924, Oskar Matzerath is born in the Free City of Danzig. At age three, he falls down a flight of stairs and stops growing. In 1939, World War II breaks out.
- Runtime: 142 min
- Released: 11 Apr 1980
- Genre:Drama, War
- Starring: David Bennent, Mario Adorf, Angela Winkler
- Writer: Günter Grass, Jean-Claude Carrière, Volker Schlöndorff
- Director: Volker Schlöndorff
- Available countries: West Germany, France, Poland, Yugoslavia