WorldCat Identities

Berger, Christian 1945-

Works: 55 works in 194 publications in 7 languages and 3,982 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Film adaptations  Survival films  Fantasy films  Horror films  Science fiction films  Filmed performances  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer , Photographer, Director, Author, Illustrator, fmd, Other, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Christian Berger
Das weisse Band : eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = White Ribbon by Michael Haneke( Visual )

33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georges, de profesión periodista, empieza a recibir vídeos, rodados a escondidas en la calle en los que se le ve con su familia, acompañados por extraños e inquietantes dibujos difíciles de interpretar. No sabe quién se los manda. Poco a poco, el contenido de los vídeos se hace más personal. Georges empieza a pensar que se trata de alguien que le conoce desde hace mucho tiempo. Siente que tanto él como su familia están amenazados. Por desgracia, dicha amenaza no es explícita y la policía rehúsa tomar cartas en el asunto
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

43 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( Visual )

14 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man
Benny's video by Michael Haneke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and French and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents
The Notebook = A nagy füzet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Towards the end of World War II, people in big cities are at the mercy of air raids and death by starvation. A desperate young mother leaves her thirteen-year-old twin sons at their grandmother's house in the country, despite the fact that this grandmother is a cruel and bestial alcoholic. The villagers call her the Witch because she is rumored to have poisoned her husband long ago. Previously pampered, the twins must learn how to survive alone in their new, rural surroundings
Der gläserne Blick( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man's body has washed ashore. Police detective Pinto finds a video camera in a nearby parked car, on tape a young woman apparently unaware of being filmed. Pinto later finds the young woman and an interrogation begins, but her explanations only give rise to more confusion. A murder mystery unravels as the detective puts the pieces together revealing a tale of love, betrayal, multiple women and a trail of events that seem more like fiction than reality
Die Wand by Julian Roman Pölsler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman inexplicably finds herself cut off from the rest of the world when an invisible, unyielding wall suddenly surrounds the Austrian countryside around the lodge in which she was staying. Assuming some cataclysmic event has killed everyone outside the wall, she is forced to find a way to survive alone with only her dog Lynx, a cat and a cow. When a lone man finally appears and kills her dog for no apparent reason, she is forced to kill him, perhaps condemning her from any further human companionship, she is left to contemplate life alone with only her remaining animals
Kent Nagano conducts classical masterpieces. Symphony no. 3 in E flat major, op. 97 "The Rhenish" by Robert Schumann( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with Kent Nagano and the musicians are combined with footage of the orchestra in rehearsal. Animated sequences portray episodes from Schumann's life. Includes concert recording of the Symphony no. 3 made at the Philharmonic Hall, Berlin
Words to image : the writer as Hollywood actor, 1930-1990 : a film reference book by Christian Berger( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highest level : Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 : the creation of an extraordinary recording( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schumann at Pier 2 : a concert film with Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen by Robert Schumann( Visual )

4 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains excerpts from rehearsals, Järvi's comments on the works, biographical information about the composer, as well as the musicians demonstrating salient passages and explaining their interpretation
The symphonies by Robert Schumann( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nachsaison( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A masseur at a health resort finds that he does not earn enough to provide a decent life for his family, but earns too much to give up his job entirely. As he sinks into alcoholism and unemployment, he finds an opportunity to become the masseur for a young, sick dancer
Raffl( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raffl is an indebted mountain farmer, living with his mentally ill wife and his foster-daughter, who despises him. He happens upon the hideout of Andreas Hofer and he hopes to reap the bounty on his head
El listón blanco = The white ribbon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inexplicables acontecimientos perturban la tranquila vida de un pueblo protestante en el norte de Alemania en 1913, justo antes de la Primera Guerra Mundial. Un cable que provoca una terrible caída al médico del pueblo, un granero que se quema, alguien que aparece salvajemente torturado ... ¿Quién está detrás de todo esto?
Schumann at Pier2( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By the sea by Angelina Jolie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Turkish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married couple takes a vacation in France in the 1970s and find that their time in a sleepy seaside town, complete with a unique array of locals, strengthens their bond and reaffirms their marriage
Il nastro bianco( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das grosse Heft( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jugendliche Zwillingsbrüder werden Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs zu ihrer Großmutter aufs Land gebracht, wo man sie brutal misshandelt und ausnutzt. Die Jungen beschließen, sich ihrer Haut zu erwehren, indem sie sich durch rigorose Erziehungsmaßnahmen ertüchtigen und sich schmerzunempfindich machen, wodurch sie aber selbst zu Übeltätern werden, die die perversen Strukturen eines mörderischen Systems wiedergeben. Eine kongeniale Verfilmung des Romans von Ágota Kristóf mit ausdrucksvollen Bildkompositionen und einer meisterlichen Lichtführung. [...]" []
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Caché = Hidden
Alternative Names
Christian Berger Austrian cinematographer

Christian Berger direttore della fotografia austriaco

Christian Berger Oostenrijks filmregisseur

Κρίστιαν Μπέργκερ

Кристиан Бергер

כריסטיאן ברגר

كريستيان بيرغر

کریستیان برگر