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Niklas, Jan

Overview
Works: 63 works in 116 publications in 4 languages and 2,524 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Children's films  Biographical films  Television mini-series  Television adaptations  Romance films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Other
Classifications: PN1995.9.B55, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jan Niklas
Anne Frank by Robert Dornhelm( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical version of Anne Frank's life between 1939 when Holland was occupied, until her death at Auschwitz in 1945
Plain truth( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newborn is found dead in a peaceful Amish farming community. Was it a tragic accident, or murder? That's the shocking question facing Ellie Harrison, a high-profile criminal lawyer who ditches her self-indulgent city life to head to rural Pennsylvania, where she must defend the Amish teenager accused of killing her own baby
The House of the spirits by Bille August( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esteban works hard and eventually gets enough money to buy a hacienda and become a local patriarch. He becomes very conservative and is feared by his workers
Oberst Redl = Colonel Redl by István Szabó( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early part of the 20th Century, Alfred Redl ruthlessly rises from his peasant background to become a high-ranking member of the Imperial Austrian military. But when Redl is sent to spy on the Russian Empire, his espionage is compromised by his secret double life as a homosexual. As the world perches on the brink of was, Redl finds himself trapped in a web of deception where honor, grandeur and greed can only be betrayed by one final shocking act of fate"--Container. German with optional English subtitles
Peter the Great( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Russian Czar Peter the Great, filmed in what was formerly the Soviet Union. Peter the Great: a shrewd Czar and a visionary, statesman, sailor and shipbuilder, military leader, a husband and a father. Russia at the dawn of the 18th century -- a vast chilling mysterious land, almost medieval. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country into the modern world
Dr. M by Claude Chabrol( Visual )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a spate of suicides, police detective Klaus Hartmann connects the deaths with American model Sonja Vogler, whose slogan "time to go" refers to the Theratos vacation club, part of a corporation controlled by the mysterious Dr. M
Peter the Great( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter the Great: a shrewd Czar and a visionary, statesman, sailor and shipbuilder, military leader, a husband and a father. Russia at the dawn of the 18th century--a vast, mysterious land, almost medieval. A country led by a man whose curious, questing spirit is eager to learn all that is new. A monarch who brings his feudal country into the modern world
Anastasia : the mystery of Anna( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Until the day she died in 1984, Anna Anderson claimed she was truly Grand Duchess Anastasia, the sole surviving child of Russian Czar Nicolas II. Many believed her. Even for those who did not, her story of royalty, flight from execution and years of struggle to reclaim her heritage, was a great dramatic mystery
Plain truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A newborn is found dead in a serene, simple Pennsylvania Amish farming community. High-profile criminal lawyer Ellie Harrison ditches her self-indulgent city life to head to the rural farm in order to defend Katie, an unmarried 18-year-old Amish girl, who stands accused of killing her baby. Despite the surmounting evidence, Katie insists that she was never pregnant. While trying to learn her client's secrets, Ellie is forced to live with the Amish and attempts to break down the barriers of this very private society
Summer solstice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When organist Oscar Blundell and actress Elfrida Phipps move into a common home, Countess Lucinda Rhives has rebuilt her castle, wonderfully situated at the seaside, into a hotel under the direction of Carrie and Sam. Carrie and Sam's relationship is strained by their being under pressure to succeed"--Container
Die Zeit, die man Leben nennt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge, sympathische Pianist Luca steht vor dem unmittelbaren Durchbruch seiner internationalen Karriere, als ein Unfall ihn all seiner Träume und Hoffnungen beraubt. Von der Hüfte ab gelähmt, verfällt er in eine tiefe Depression, aus der ihn weder seine große Liebe Josephine, noch seine geschiedenen Eltern herausreißen können. Völlig in sich zurückgezogen, beschließt Luca, seinem Leben ein Ende zu bereiten, als er wider Willen die Bekanntschaft des unkonventionellen Roderick macht. Durch den, gegen das Sterben rebellierenden, jungen Mann erkennt Luca, dass es noch andere Werte im Leben gibt, als die seinen. Eine ungewöhnliche Reise durch einen neuen Lebensabschnitt beginnt, woraus aus anfänglicher Abneigung eine aussergewöhnliche Freundschaft wächst. Mit Mut, Humor und einem enormen Lebenswillen widersetzen sich Roderick und Luca ihrem Schicksal und kämpfen gemeinsam um Anerkennung, Liebe und Erfolg. (Quelle: cinefacts.de)
Die Gottesanbeterin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Austrian housewife discovers a new hobby that's fun, profitable, and lethal in this black comedy. Sixty-ish Trixi has grown bored with her longtime marriage and uses her grocery allowance to gamble. One of her husband Siggi's friends, Karli sees her at the racetrack and threatens to tell her husband. Trixi offers to have sex in exchange for his silence. Karli tells her that her husband has a secret fund of $70,000. Trixi, already unhappy with her mate, poisons him for the money. Siggi's hidden bankroll was much smaller than Karli had led her to believe, so she marries a second time, only to turn around take his money and do away with him as well ... moving on to husband number three
Winter solstice( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Elfrida Philips abandons London for a quaint country village, she settles in quickly. She is very poor, but has a tiny cottage, her four-legged friend Horace, and friendships of good neighbors, Oscar, Gloria and their little girl. Tragedy upsets he newfound tranquillity, and she takes refuge in a rambling house with a new gentleman friend in Corrydale. Like a magnet, Corrydale attracts various waifs and strays, each of them escaping difficult personal pasts
Verdi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This miniseries, filmed in Leningrad, London, Paris, and Verdi's home region of Italy's Po Valley, required more than 100 actors, 1800 extras, and over 4000 costumes. The program gives a complete overview of Verdi's life and is filled with music from the composer's works sung in the original Italian and taken from past rare recordings featuring such opera artists as Renata Tebaldi, Maria Callas, Luciano Pavarotti, and Birgit Nilsson
Kabale und Liebe : Trauerspiel by Friedrich Schiller( Visual )

3 editions published in 1980 in Undetermined and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Verfilmung hält sich vollkommen an das Schillersche Original und ist in ihrer konventionellen Inszenierung die perfekte Illustration des Stücks. Hervorragende Leistung zum Teil sehr bekannter Schauspieler, wie Thekla Carola Wied und Klausjürgen Wussow
Oberst Redl Colonel Redl = Polkovnik Redl by István Szabó( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fils de cheminot admis à l'Académie militaire de l'Empire austro-hongrois, Alfred Redl se lie d"amitié" avec un jeune aristocrate. Dissimulant ses origines comme son homosexualité, il gravit rapidement les échelons de la hiérarchie. A la veille de la Première Guerre mondiale, l'archiduc François-Ferdinand lui confie la responsabilité des services secrets
Rosamunde Pilcher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summer Solstice is a collection of love stories all set in the beautiful, wild Scottish Highlands. Sam and Carrie's newly formed business empire is struggling and the exclusive Rhives Castle Hotel isn't attracting enough guests. On top of everything Carrie has news which surprises Sam. Based on Rosamunde Pilcher's novel "Summer solstice"
Der Thronfolger die harten Jugendjahre von Friedrich dem Großen von Preußen; historisches Fernsehspiel in 2 Teilen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kronprinz Friedrich, der spätere Friedrich II., will nach Frankreich fliehen, um der unerbittlichen Strenge seines Vaters, des "Soldatenkönigs" Friedrich Wilhelm I., zu entgehen. Doch der Fluchtplan misslingt und Friedrichs Freund, der Leutnant Hans Hermann von Katte (Jan Niklas), wird vom Preußen-König zum Tode verurteilt. Allen Gnadengesuchen zum Trotz wird auch Friedrich von seinem Vater zu Einzelhaft in der Festung Küstrin verurteilt und entrinnt dadurch nur knapp dem Todesurteil. In der Festung Küstrin erinnert sich Friedrich an die bisherigen Stationen seines Lebens zurück. Nach einem Abstecher Friedrichs zum Dresdner Karneval, bei dem der 16 jährige Kronprinz sein erstes Liebesabenteuer bestanden hat, verliert der Thronfolger jeden Sinn für Politik und Kriegsführung. Er widmet sich ausschließlich der Literatur, Gedichten und den schönen Dingen des Lebens und steigert dadurch die Wut seines Vaters immer mehr. Angeheizt durch ständige Bestrafung verspürt Friedric 15 h schließlich nur noch Hassgefühle gegen seinen Vater und hegt Fluchtpläne nach Frankreich."--Cover
Tafelspitz( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored Austrian chef falls in love with a New York restaurant owner
Dr. M( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a spate of suicides, police detective Klaus Hartmann connects the deaths with American model Sonja Vogler, whose slogan "time to go" refers to the Theratos vacation club, part of a corporation controlled by the mysterious Dr. M
 
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Alternative Names
Jan Niklas acteur allemand

Jan Niklas attore tedesco

Jan Niklas Duits acteur

Jan Niklas German actor

Jan Niklas tysk skådespelare

Jan Niklas tysk skodespelar

Jan Niklas tysk skuespiller

Kupferroth, Jan Niklas 1947-

Kupferroth, Niklas.

Nicklas, Yan 1947-

Niklas, Yan

Ян Никлас

יאן ניקלאס

יאן ניקלאס שחקן גרמני

یان نیکلاس بازیگر آلمانی

ジャン・ニクラス

Languages
English (28)

German (26)

Spanish (4)

French (2)

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