WorldCat Identities

Raab, Kurt 1941-1988

Overview
Works: 109 works in 261 publications in 3 languages and 2,854 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Science fiction television programs  Film adaptations  Comedy films  Gangster films  Melodrama  War films  Interviews 
Roles: Actor, ard, Author, Author of screenplay, Cinematographer , Performer, Scenarist, Composer, Interviewee, Director, Producer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Kurt Raab
 
Most widely held works by Kurt Raab
Welt am Draht World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 2-part TV production is a science-fiction classic that explores the notion of a computer-generated other world
Mutter Küsters fahrt zum Himmel Mother Küsters goes to heaven by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

26 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A factory worker goes berserk one day killing the boss' son and then throwing himself into the machinery. Trying to clear her husband's name, the murderer's widow journeys through ludicrous arenas of yellow journalism and left-wing politics
Satansbraten by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in German and English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unsuccessful, frustrated writer develops megalomaniacal delusions about his own talents. Unable to write enough to keep his publisher's royalty advances coming, he seeks out a woman he imagines is a prostitute and interviews her and then takes a look at the "gay scene," where he quickly becomes a celebrity
Why does Herr R. run amok? Warum läuft Herr R. amok?( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who seems perfectly normal and content with his boring middle-class life, gets up from watching the TV one night and inexplicably kills his family and a visiting neighbor
Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant ein Krankheitsfall gewidmet dem, der hier Marlene wurde by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest and best-loved films of this period in his career, which balances a realistic depiction of tormented romance with staging that remains true to the director's roots in experimental theater. This unforgettable, unforgiving dissection of the imbalanced relationship between a haughty fashion designer and a beautiful but icy ingenue, based, in a sly gender reversal, on the writer-director's own desperate obsession with a young actor
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in German and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fassbinder's debut feature depicts a chilly love triangle between a minor-league hood, his girl, and a career criminal
Bittere Ernte by Agnieszka Holland( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Polish farmer falls in love with a Jewish woman who has escaped with her family from a train bound for a concentration camp and he hides the fact that her husband is still alive
Bolwieser The stationmaster's wife( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stationmaster Bolwieser is sexually obsessed with his beautiful wife. Soon bored with her husband she engages in adulterous affairs, causing him to become sullen and depressed leading to disasterous consequences
Händler der vier Jahreszeiten Merchant of four seasons by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This despairing yet mordantly funny film charts the decline of a self-destructive former policeman and war veteran struggling to make ends meet for his family by working as a fruit vendor
Der Amerikanische Soldat by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this virtuoso deconstruction of gangster movie conventions, a Vietnam veteran becomes a hit man for the Munich police
Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Creation is chaos in this dramatization of the neuroses rampant on a movie set, inspired by Fassbinder and his crew's own experiences
Die Sehnsucht des Rainer Werner Fassbinder by Kurt Raab( Book )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1983 in German and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stationmaster's wife( Visual )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in German and English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The stationmaster Bolwieser is obsessed with Hanni, his beautiful wife, but Hanni is bored with life in their little Bavarian town. Unfortunately for Bolwieser, the rest of the town shares his obsession. Hanni begins by initiating an affair with the butcher Merkl, but before long her interests move on to other men in town. Incredibly, Bolwieser remains ignorant of his wife's numerous affairs. When he finally confronts his wife, she not only denies the existence of the affairs, but insists that he file suit against several members of the town for libel
Pioniere in Ingolstadt Pioneers in Ingolstadt( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in German and English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young German recruits are on assignment to build a wooden bridge in the town of Ingolstadt. The young men seek relief from boredom with alcohol use, acts of brutality and sexual escapades with the local women
Die Zärtlichkeit der Wölfe Tenderness of the wolves( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized version of the life of Fritz Haarmann, a German serial killer who vampirized and murdered dozens of teenage boys
The Fassbinder collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha: While vacationing with him in Rome, virginal 31-year-old librarian Martha Heyer loses her father to a heart attack. She doesn't know it but she has already met Helmut Salomon, her future husband, whom she expects to be the source of her individual and sexual fulfillment. After marriage however, Helmut, with chilling inscrutability, subjects her to constant physical and psychological tortures. Martha is an unrelenting depiction of the methodical way a bourgeois male reduces his wife to a state of absolute subjection, in accordance with Fassbinder's belief that marriage was the only socially accepted form of a completely sadomasochistic relationship
Warum läuft Herr R. amok Why does Herr R. run amok?( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who seems perfectly normal and content with his boring middle-class life, gets up from watching the TV one night and inexplicably kills his family and a visiting neighbor
Angst essen Seele auf Ali, fear eats the soul by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un café fréquenté par des travailleurs immigrés, Emmi, veuve d'une soixantaine d'années, fait la connaissance d'Ali, un marocain plus jeune qu'elle. Ali s'installe chez elle dès le lendemain, puis ils se marient. Les enfants d'Emmi, ses voisins, ses collègues, tous sont scandalisés par cette union. Le couple est mis à l'écart, mais va vite se révéler indispensable à la communauté...Une critique du racisme ordinaire et du goût du commérage de l'allemagne contemporaine... les mêmes qui, avant la guerre, ont précipité le pays dans le nazisme
Tricheurs Cheaters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opulent drama about gambling addicts set on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Suzi meets Elric at the gaming tables and is drawn into his scheme to run the roulette wheel
Faustrecht der Freiheit Le droit du plus fort by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Franz, dit "Fox", forain au chômage, drague Max, antiquaire qui va l'introduire dans la socièté homosexuelle bourgeoise. Ayant gagné au loto, Franz tombe sous la coupe d'Eugen, qui pille son compte en banque tout en essayant de lui inculquer les bonnes manières. Mais Franz ne peut cacher ses origines prolétariennes dans ce monde bourgeois et hypocrite. Bientôt ruiné, il sera abandonné par ses amis de la veille...Un symbole de la réalité des rapports de classe dans la socièté où les prolétaires seront toujours exploités par la classe dominante et où aucun mélange n'est ni ne sera possible
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Why does Herr R. run amok? Warum läuft Herr R. amok?
Alternative Names
Herrera, Timmy 1941-1988

Kartoffel, Emma 1941-1988

Kurt Raab acteur allemand

Kurt Raab attore tedesco

Kurt Raab Duits acteur

Kurt Raab German actor

Kurt Raab tysk skdespelare

Kurt Raab tysk skodespelar

Kurt Raab tysk skuespiller

Курт Рааб немецкий актёр

Languages
German (100)

English (7)

French (3)

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