WorldCat Identities

Przygodda, Peter

Works: 64 works in 171 publications in 6 languages and 4,795 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Road films  Fantasy films  Angel films  Biography  Documentary films 
Roles: Editor, Film editor, edm, Other, Director, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Peter Przygodda
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in German and English and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in post-war Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

19 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young picture framer thinks that he has a terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 671 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Travis Henderson walks out of the desert after four years, to the amazement of his brother, Walt. Reunited with Hunter, his seven-year-old son, Travis decides that they should search for his ex-wife so that they can be a family once again"--Container
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and German and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In less than twenty-four hours, a young woman's life is completely changed. Accused of harboring a criminal revolutionary, she will not cooperate with the authorities
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son with an insurance agent from his abandoned film in pursuit
Alice in den Städten by Wim Wenders( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kurz vor seiner Abreise aus den USA lernt der resignierte Journalist Philipp Winter auf dem Flughafen die junge Lisa und ihre achtjährige Tochter Alice kennen. Nach einer gemeinsamen Nacht ist Lisa verschwunden - ohne Alice. Auf der Suche nach ihrer deutschen Grossmutter kommt sich das unfreiwillige Duo langsam näher. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Im Lauf der Zeit by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in German and held by 98 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
Der Totmacher = The Deathmaker by Romuald Karmakar( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 59 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
Vergesst Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in German and held by 46 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
Wim Wenders' road movies by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German 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 by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wim Wenders explores the power of film in five documentaries that cover three decades of a remarkable film career. In 1979, Wim Wenders travelled to New York City to make a film with legendary director Nicholas Ray. As Ray lays dying of cancer, he reflects on his life and career. The resulting film tells a moving story both about friendship and a life in cinema
The road trilogy : Alice in the cities ; Wrong move ; Kings of the road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the 1970s, Wim Wenders was among the first true international breakthrough artists of the revolutionary New Germain Cinema movement, a filmmaker whose fascination with the physical landscapes and emotional contours of the open road proved to be universal. In the middle of that decade, Wenders embarked on a three-film journey that took him from the wide roads of Germany to the endless highways of the United States and back again. Each starring Rüdiger Vogler as the director's alter ego, Alice in the cities, Wrong move, and Kings of the road are dramas of emotional transformation that follow their characters' searches for themselves, all rendered with uncommon soulfulness and visual poetry."--Container
Palermo shooting( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and held by 13 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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View concerts, interviews, galleries, and more from the 70's group Can, formed in Germany
Messer im Kopf = Knife in the head( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller about a man whose memory is blown away by a police bullet. Is he an innocent victim or a dangerous terrorist?
Die linkshändige Frau( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 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
Die gläserne Zelle by Hans W Geissendörfer( Visual )

2 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 10 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
Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 10 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
Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

3 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein Fußballtormann fällt nach einem Platzverweis aus den Zusammenhängen des normalen Lebens und der herkömmlichen Kommunikation, tötet eine Kinokassiererin und wird zum passiven Zuschauer seines Schicksals. Wim Wenders benutzt Muster der Kriminalgeschichte und des Hollywoodthrillers, um über Wahrnehmungsformen zu reflektieren. Die genaue Beobachtung von alltäglichen Vorgängen und Details enthüllt den latenten Schrecken des scheinbar Selbstverständlichen." []
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Don't come knocking
Alternative Names
Peter Przygodda deutscher Cutter

Peter Przygodda Duits filmeditor

Peter Przygodda Duits filmregisseur

Peter Przygodda German film editor

Przygodda, P. 1941-2011

Петер Пшигодда

פטר פְּשִיגוֹדָה