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Thalbach, Katharina 1954-

Works: 733 works in 1,239 publications in 4 languages and 5,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Juvenile works  Comedy films  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Contributor, Narrator, Editor, Other, Interviewee, Director, Author, Honoree, Costume designer
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Katharina Thalbach
Most widely held works by Katharina Thalbach
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2007 in German and held by 997 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
God afton, herr Wallenberg en passionshistoria från verkligheten = Good evening Mr. Wallenberg, a passion taken from reality by Kjell Grede( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in Swedish and No Linguistic content and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The story of Swedish businessman Raoul Wallenberg who helped Jews in Budapest, Hungary in 1944 obtain Swedish passports to get them out of Adolph Eichmann's deadly path. He saved over 60,000 people in Budapest's Jewish ghetto"--Container
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass( Visual )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in German and held by 330 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
Strike ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder ... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history ... and becomes a national hero."--Container
Moon man ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One day, the man on the moon, became bored and hitches a ride to Earth, on the tails of a passing comet. An 'attack from outer space' alarm rings into the President's headquarters, and the search for the Moon Man begins. However, the Moon Man must get back fast, before the President can capture him. The absence of the Moon Man means that all the world's children are unable to sleep
Sonnenallee by Leander Haussmann( Visual )
19 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the 1970s, this comedy chronicles the antics of a group of kids from East Berlin that grow up in the shadow of one of the few crossing stations to the West
Das zweite Erwachen der Christa Klages The second awakening of Christa Klages ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Christa Klages is a young mother distraught at the prospect that her day care center is running out of money. With her lover, Werner, and another friend, she robs a bank. The friend is captured and Werner is killed while eluding the police, so Christa flees with her friend, Ingrid, who helps Christa escape to Portugal
Kaspar Hauser Verbrechen am Seelenleben eines Menschen ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The bizarre story of an elaborate plot to control the lineage of the throne of the Duchy of Baden. The scheming countess Hochberg conspires to kidnap the rightful heir, Kaspar Hauser, and replace him with a changeling
Wer durch mein Leben will, muss durch mein Zimmer : Gedichte aus dem Nachlass by Thomas Brasch( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in shriek piercing enough to break glass
Die Leiden des jungen Werthers by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe( Visual )
19 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verfilmung des berühmten Briefromans von Goethe: Die Geschichte eines jungen Mannes, den seine hoffnungslose Liebe zu der mit einem anderen verlobten Tochter eines Amtmanns in den Selbstmord treibt. Das Scheitern dieser Leidenschaft wird in einen gesellschaftlichen Kontext voller Widersprüche gestellt, der der schicksalhaften Begegnung zwischen Werther und Lotte eine andere Dimension als nur die private verleihen soll. Eine sorgfältige Inszenierung, deren künstlerischer Eigenwille ein aufmerksames Publikum verlangt. (
Hände weg von Mississippi! ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young Emma comes to her grandmother Dolly's for the summer and learns to her horror that a dastardly neighbor--known by Emma and the local children as "the Alligator"--Is planning to send his late uncle's horse Mississippi to the knacker's yard. Emma manages with the help of her grandmother and the local vet to buy Mississippi from the "Alligator". But then he is suddenly interested in reversing the sale when it turns out that the horse clearly plays an important role in the late uncle's will."--Turner Classic Movies
Das Leben mit Supermom, Superpop und der australischen Baumkröte Urps Lesung für Kinder by Hilke Rosenboom( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Von Baumkröten und anderen Katastrophen. Wolken ziehen auf und der Wind pfeift ums Haus. Die Hansens ahnen nicht, dass dieses Unwetter ihr Leben verändern wird. Noch haben Rosinas Eltern, Supermom und Superpop, alles fest im Griff. Doch dann sucht Urps, die schwabbelige Baumkröte aus den Tropen, Zuflucht bei ihnen. Humorvoll liest Katharina Thalbach diese Geschichte, in der wie in Nöstlingers "Wir pfeifen auf den Gurkenkönig" der ganz normale Familienalltag flöten geht
Die kleine Dame auf Salafari by Stefanie Taschinski( Book )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Weißt du, was eine Salafari ist? Salafari ist, wenn die kleine Dame in die Ferien fährt. Natürlich zusammen mit Lilly und der ganzen Familie Bär! Aber dann heften sich Knödel und Senfei an ihre Fersen, zwei ganz verdächtige Gestalten. Doch die kleine Dame wäre nicht die kleine Dame, wenn sie diesen beiden Ganoven nicht das Handwerk legen könnte. Selbstverplemplich!
Die schönsten deutschen Märchen Märchenbox ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wunderschöne deutsche Märchen als Hörbuch, versammelt in einer Box. Ludwig Bechstein: Das tapfere Schneiderlein, Das Nusszweiglein, Die Rosenkönigin, Hirsedieb, Schneeweißchen Theodor Storm: Der kleine Häwelmann, Hinzelmeier, Die Regentrude Gerdt von Bassewitz: Peterchens Mondfahrt
König der Diebe by Ivan Fila( Visual )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. Caruso smuggles them to Berlin and separates them from each other. Mimma is sold to prostitution, while Barbu is taught to snatch purses together with an older Albanian boy Marcel. Barbu finds out about Mimma's fate and decides to free her from the brothel
Der Papagei ... verrät dir nicht ein Wort by Christian Morgenstern( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein buntes Völkchen von Lebewesen begleitet uns auf einen amüsanten Streifzug durch Morgensterns Werk: das Mondschaf, das Nasobēm, das Siebenschwein, Wortspiele wechseln mit Sprachakrobatik, wenn das Wiesel "inmitten Bachgeriesel"sitzt, oder der Hausschneck die alles entscheidende Frage stellt: "Soll i aus meim Hause raus?"Nonsens paart sich mit Hintersinn. Und Palmström erfindet eine "Uhr mit Herz". Dieses eAudio versammelt neben den beliebtesten Gedichten Morgensterns auch einige Entdeckungen wenig bekannter Prosa. Dank einer glänzenden Katharina Thalbach ist "Der Papagei, verrät Dir nicht ein Wort" ein purer Hörgenuß
Ostergruß by Wilhelm Busch( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der neue Ostergruß von AUDIOBUCH ist eine liebevolle Auswahl mal berührender, mal heiterer Gedichte und Geschichten von Autoren wie Joachim Ringelnatz , Kurt Tucholsky, Wilhelm Busch, Joseph von Eichendorff, Rainer Maria Rilke und anderen großen Schreibern, welche die österliche Atmosphäre mit Worten einfangen. Katharina Thalbach und Christian Berkel treffen stets den richtigen Ton und machen dieses eAudio zum passenden Geschenk für die Osterzeit
Advent, Advent 24 Geschichten und Gedichte für Kinder by Joachim Ringelnatz( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klingt das nicht wundervoll? Jeden Tag vom 1. bis zum 24. Dezember mit einem kleinen Hörgenuss zu beginnen? Oder sich an einem gemütlichen Winterabend von den besten deutschen Hörbuchsprechern die schönsten Wintergeschichten und Weihnachtsgedichte vorlesen zu lassen? Mit Gedichten wie "Der Bratapfel" oder "Die Weihnachtssperlinge" in Kindheitserinnerungen zu schwelgen? Da kann der Advent gar nicht lang genug sein und die Zeit bis Heilig Abend vergeht wie im Flug
Wir Kinder vom Bahnhof Zoo by Christiane F.( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mit zwölf kam Christiane F. in einem evangelischen Jugendheim zum Haschisch, mit dreizehn in einer Diskothek zum Heroin. Sie wurde süchtig, ging vormittags zur Schule und nachmittags mit ihren ebenfalls abhängigen Freunden auf den Kinderstrich am Bahnhof Zoo, um das Geld für die Droge zu beschaffen. Christiane F. berichtet mit minuziösem Erinnerungsvermögen und rückhaltloser Offenheit über Schicksale von Kindern, die von der Öffentlichkeit erst als Drogentote zur Kenntnis genommen werden
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.06 for Moon man / ... to 1.00 for Carl-Zuckm ...)
German (121)
Swedish (7)
Polish (3)
English (2)