Tin Drum, The ( Blechtrommel, Die )
Truly unlike any film I've seen - a boy, Oskar (played superbly by David Bennent) just up and decides he isn't going to age anymore. He has a drum he will not relinquish and a scream that shatters glass - set against the backdrop of WWII. Oskar isn't exactly likeable - but neither are the times. Not an easy film to watch, but an important one.