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Adorf, Mario

Overview
Works: 572 works in 1,224 publications in 5 languages and 7,614 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Film and video adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Narrator, Costume designer, Vocalist, Honoree, Singer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications by  Mario Adorf Publications by Mario Adorf
Most widely held works by Mario Adorf
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in German and held by 1,156 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
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
70 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 1,089 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 Blechtrommel by Günter Grass ( Visual )
62 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and French and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill ( Recording )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the New York Shakespear Festival
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a German provincial town during the 'economic miracle' of the '50s, the seductive Lola is the star attraction of the nightclub in which she works. But, ever ambitious, she spots an opportunity to improve her social position in the form of straight-laced new buildings commissioner von Bohm. Presenting her most demure persona, she manipulates von Bohm into a chaste courtship, but finds that outrunning her past is more difficult than she ever imagined
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A German child refuses to grow up, in response to the Nazi presence. To vent his hostility, he pounds on a tin drum
Klassenverhältnisse by Danièle Huillet ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Kafka's unfinished novel Amerika. Straub and Huillet's version is about class relations and about the society that is created by capitalism
Die Blechtrommel Tin drum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in German and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Matzerath, a self-made dwarf, narrates this story of modern society--Germany from the turn of the century through the Nazi era--from a child's point of view
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder!
L'uccello dalle piume di cristallo The bird with the crystal plumage ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner
The red tent ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the saga of explorer General Nobile whose 1928 Arctic expedition turns into disaster
Momo Verfilmung des Kultromans von Michael Ende by Michael Ende ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The "grey men" have become very powerful in the city. So powerful that they have begun to steal people's time. Little Momo is very unhappy that everybody, including her friends, have changed. Momo, her turtle Cassiopeia, and Master Hora, the guardian of time, decide to fight the 'grey men' and stop the theft of time
The Holcroft covenant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dantzig, 1924. Le petit Oscar, enfant surdoué, voit le jour. Dès sa naissance, il trouve en face de lui deux pères possibles : l'un, Alfred, un allemand, époux légitime de sa mère, l'autre, Jan, un polonais, l'amant de celle-ci. Ne voulant pas accéder au monde des adultes, qui le répugne, Oscar décide de mettre fin à sa croissance. Tapi dans son enfance comme dans une cachette, une armure inviolable, Oscar devient un témoin attentif et railleur de tout ce qui se passe autour de lui. A ras du sol, il commente et ponctue de ses roulements de tambour une histoire qui est celle de sa famille, de sa ville natale et celle aussi de ce voisin redoutable qui terrifie et fascine ses compatriotes: le grand Reich allemand...(jaquette)
The bird with the crystal plumage ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American writer witnesses an attempted murder, which he becomes obsessed with solving
"Bis an alle Sterne" ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roland Klicks Deadlock ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een psychedelische western
La mala ordina ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in Italian and Undetermined and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Luca Carnali is a small-time mobster and pimp who ends up, through no fault of his own, in a web of a settlement of scores between two main men in the Mafia and is forced to fight against two killers from New York who were sent to Italy to eliminate him. The second film in a triology by Fernando Di Leo
 
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German (276)
English (28)
Italian (4)
French (3)
Spanish (3)
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