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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

156 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 2,893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in German and held by 978 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
The handmaid's tale by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

73 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum( Visual )

13 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in German and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker
Die Stille nach dem Schuss = The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

63 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism
Der neunte Tag = The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

30 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in German and English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted German director Volker Schlondorff's (The Tin Drum) highly compelling The Ninth Day provides a unique examination of historical events that took place during the Holocaust
Diplomatie by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1944, a historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling
Der junge Törless = Young Törless( Visual )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in German and English and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate--until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

34 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in German and French and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of an aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
The handmaid's tale( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the not-so-distant future, strong-willed and beautiful Kate possesses a precious commodity that most women have lost and most men want to control: fertility. Forced into a brain-washing boot camp that turns fertile women into surrogate mothers for social-elite men and their infertile wives, Kate thinks she's made out well when she's assigned to an eminent party leader. But when she learns that he's sterile, she's faced with an impossible choice: produce him an heir or die
The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

35 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in German and English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In less than twenty-four hours, a young woman's life is completely changed. Accused of harboring a criminal revolutionary, she will not cooperate with the authorities
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to gauge the spirit of West Germany in the autumn of 1977. Draws its title and some of its inspiration from a satire written by Heinrich Heine in 1844 attacking the monarchy, German philistinism and politics and the tendency of the fragmented German peoples to revere the Middle Ages. This compilation, supervised by Kluge, of the work of twelve filmmakers in sixteen segments, is similarly wide ranging in its attack and incorporates both staged and found material
Un amour de Swann = Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

37 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan. Based on Marcel Proust's monumental masterpiece of modern literature, this elegant, sensual film recreates the glittering, lost world of the aristocracy
Die Brücke = the bridge by Bernhard Wicki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation's first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination. Set near the end of the conflict, it follows a group of teenage boys in a small town as they contend with everyday matters like school, girls, and parents, before enlisting as soldiers and being forced to defend their home turf in a confused, terrifying battle. This expressively shot, emotionally bruising drama dared to humanize young German soldiers at a historically tender moment"--Container
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman : includes Private conversations by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a salesman: a social drama about an aging traveling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and commits suicide
Die blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

30 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A boy resolves to stop growing at the age of three, the same year the Nazis come to power
The ogre( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A grotesque fairy tale about Hitler's Germany in which a naïve mechanic comes to symbolize the seductive appeal of the Nazi regime."--Container
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in German and English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

54 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1950s, globetrotting New York construction engineer Walter Faber is drawn to Sabeth, a young German woman he meets on a ship traveling from New York to Paris; perhaps it's because of her resemblance to an old flame of his. Sabeth is drawn to him as well, even though she reads Albert Camus and Walter's never read a work of fiction. Sabeth tells Faber she's planning to hitchhike across Europe. He's worried for her, and offers to drive her to Rome. Along the way, his concern becomes romance, and romance leads to tragedy
A gathering of old men by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer, a racist, is shot. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her defense of this group of men who stand resolute against decades of injustice
 
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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drumThe handmaid's taleDer Fangschuss = Coup de graceThe lost honor of Katharina BlumDeutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumnArthur Miller's Death of a salesman : includes Private conversationsDie blechtrommel = The tin drumThe tin drum
Alternative Names
Loki, Volker 1939-

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Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-

Volker Schlöndorff cinéaste

Volker Schlöndorff deutscher Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Volker Schlöndorff director de cine

Volker Schlöndorff Duits filmregisseur

Volker Schlöndorff German film director, screenwriter and film producer

Volker Schlöndorff germana reĝisoro kaj scenaristo

Volker Schlöndorff niemiecki reżyser filmowy

Volker Schlöndorff professor académico alemão

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Volker Schlöndorff tysk professor

Φόλκερ Σλέντορφ Γερμανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Фолькер Шлёндорф немецкий кинематографист

Фолькер Шльондорф

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פולקר שלונדורף

فولكر شلوندورف

فولکر شلوندورف کارگردان آلمانی

ფოლკერ შლონდორფი

슐렌도르프, 폴커 1939-

슐뢴도르프, 폴커 1939-

폴커 슐뢴도르프

シュレンドルフ, フォルカー

フォルカー・シュレンドルフ

沃克·施隆多夫

Languages
German (361)

English (285)

French (60)

Spanish (9)

Italian (6)

Chinese (1)

Swedish (1)