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Przygodda, Peter

Overview
Works: 52 works in 85 publications in 4 languages and 2,930 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Road films  History  Fiction  Motion pictures  Interviews 
Roles: Film editor, Editor, Other, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Przygodda
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in German and held by 1,532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A mix of comedy, romance and personal reflection (on Berlin in particular) concerning two angels posted to Berlin where they encounter a range of humanity including actor Peter Falk on location shooting a film about the Nazi era, and a trapeze artist with whom one of the angels falls in love
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his wife and son four years before. As his memory returns, he makes contact with various people from his past
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 503 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
Vergesst Mozart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mozart lies dead, and his friends and enemies are gathered around his deathbed. The Chief of the secret police is present, and Mozart's brief life is reviewed in a dramatic hearing. Mozart was an interesting man, but difficult to get along with. He offended his friends, but offered little resistance to his enemies. Everyone in the room had a motive and an opportunity to kill Mozart. Despite the police chief's interrogation, however, his death remains a mystery
Der Totmacher The Deathmaker ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1924, Fritz Haarmann confesses to killing 24 young men. Professor Ernst Schultze is commissioned to prepare a psychiatric report to determine if Haarmann is able to stand trial for his crimes. The film is based on the actual stenographer's notes of Fritz Haarmann's psychiatric examination
Alice in den Städten by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice."--External container
Wim Wenders' road movies ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A trilogy of road movies created by German iconoclast Wim Wenders in the mid-70s. Each starring Rüdiger Vogler, they form a commentary on the adoption of American culture within a rapidly modernising West Germany
Lightning over water ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A record of the last months of Nicholas Ray's life, when he was hoping to revive his career while visibly dying from cancer
Falsche Bewegung Faux mouvement by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Vivant sous l'emprise d'une mère oppressante, le jeune Wilhelm décide de partir à Bonn avec l'envie de devenir écrivain. Dans le train, il rencontre un ancien athlète olympique et sa compagne. Une actrice et un jeune homme les rejoignent. Dès lors, rien ne se passera comme prévu pour Wilhelm...6 jours dans la vie d'un jeune homme, 6 jours pour décider de son avenir et se conformer à l'apprentissage de la réalité." (Jacquette)
Der amerikanische Freund by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Jonathan Zimmermann, a picture framer in Hamburg is diagnosed as having leukemia. Ripley, an American art dealer who deals in forgeries, uses this fact to arrange for a mob associate of his to recruit Zimmermann as a hit man. Zimmermann agrees to this to ensure his family's financial future. Zimmermann descends into a nightmare world of deceit and double dealing."--IMDB
Im Lauf der Zeit by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Rüdiger Vogler plays Bruno, an itinerant movie-projector repairman, who tools about the dusty roads along the East-West border of Germany in search of work. A traffic accident brings Bruno in contact with suicidal Robert (Hanns Zischler). Bruno gives Zischler a ride, and the two become friends. Eventually Zischler decides to give civilization another chance, while Bruno continues his freewheeling ways alone. Along the way, director Wenders makes several trenchant comments about the breakdown of society by showing the number of movie theaters that have either closed down or resorted to showing X-rated films. Prominent German film critic Hanns Zischler plays one of the protagonists."--Allmovie
Palermo shooting ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As a successful photographer of world renown, Finn leads a life that is as prominent as it is hectic. He gets by with very little sleep, his cell phone is never still, and the music from his headphones is his constant companion. When his life suddenly spins out of control, Finn takes off from Düsseldorf to Palermo. There he finds himself persecuted by a mysterious shooter who's after him with a vengence. At the same time, a whole new life is beginning when he meets Flavia. But before he can find happiness, Finn must meet Death
Can by Can (Musical group) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
View concerts, interviews, galleries, and more from the 70's group Can, formed in Germany
Die gläserne Zelle ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When a school crashes down around the children inside for no apparent reason, architect Phillip Braun (Helmut Griem) is quickly apprehended and tried for having condoned inferior design and construction of the building. He is sentenced to prison. After he has already served his sentence, his lawyer (who in the meantime has become the lover of Phillip's wife) discovers that the real blame for the incident may lie elsewhere. However, overwhelmed by his passions, Phillip is easy prey for the villain. "--Allmovie
Die linkshändige Frau ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about a German housewife living in a suburb of Paris, who decides to become "unmarried", and experiences loneliness, a near-breakdown, and finally adjustment, as she attempts to understand herself better
Messer im Kopf Knife in the head ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"One night when seeking his estranged wife, Hoffmann goes to the youth center where she works. The police are there rounding up radicals who frequent the center - Hoffmann runs into the building and ends up being shot in the head. He awakens with brain trauma, partially paralyzed and unable to speak. The police accuse him of stabbing an officer; the radicals herald him as an innocent victim of police brutality. During his slow recovery at the hospital, Hoffmann must piece together his life and struggle to remember the events of that night."--IMBD
Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The year is 1999. On the road to Paris a young woman, Claire, encounters a mysterious stranger, Sam, who is on a dangerous mission for his father. Their brief encounter begins an obsession, which takes Claire on a chase around the world. Gradually, more and more people join the chase, including Claire's ex-lover Eugene. In a deadly race against time, with the world on the brink of a global confrontation, Claire and Sam head for the Australian outback where Sam's father has a research facility. Sam's journey has furnished images for his father's invention, which will allow blind people to see them. But will it work? As their airplane sets off into the outback there is a flash in the sky. The engine cuts off. Is it the end of the world?"--Container
The American friend ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1977 and 2002 in German and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is a result of Wender's enthusiasm for Patricia Highsmith's novels and also of his fascination with America which preoccupied him until his return to Berlin to make Wings of Desire. The plot, concerning forgery rackets, remains subsidiary to mood. Amidst moving trains and changing landscapes the new world of the American gangster invades the Germany of the dying artisan Ganz. Wenders said that he equates American film directors with gangsters and here cast directors Hopper, Nick Ray and Sam Fuller as the art racketeers
Berlin Babylon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presented as the opening film of the 2001 Internationalen Filmfestspielen Berlin, this documentary shows the razing of structures damaged during wartime and explains the planning, design, and building of the new city center including the German Historical Museum, Potsdamer Platz, the Jewish Museum, Lehrter Central Station, the Reichstag Dome, and the Academy of Arts. Conversations with architects, politicians, city planners, and construction workers give a detailed definition of the entire scope of the project
Der Himmel über Berlin Les ailes du désir by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Engel Damiel (Ganz) wandelt in Begleitung seines himmlischen Kollegen Cassiel (Sander) durch das geteilte Berlin. Sie blicken auf eine Welt in schwarzwei[beta]. Auf der Suche nach Gefühlen wie Sehnsucht und Leidenschaft träumt Damiel von der wahrhaftigen, irdischen Existenz, die einzig den Menschen vorbehalten ist. Als er sich in die Trapezkünstlerin Marion (Dommartin) verliebt, wagt er den Schritt in die Sterblichkeit und erlebt die Welt in neuen Farben
 
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Przygodda, P. 1941-2011
Languages
German (30)
English (13)
Italian (2)
French (1)