WorldCat Identities

Samel, Udo

Works: 223 works in 492 publications in 5 languages and 2,454 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  Televised operas  Nonfiction films  Filmed operas  Music  Television adaptations  History  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Creator, Other, Contributor, Author
Classifications: M1620, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Udo Samel
Alles auf Zucker by Dani Levy( Visual )

28 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Jewish journalist's mother dies, he has to meet his brother, to whom he has not talked for years, and all his other family members. But during the preparations for the funeral, he plays billiards to pay off his debts, and many other things go awry
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( Visual )

17 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 253 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
Der siebente Kontinent The seventh continent by Michael Haneke( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Georg and his wife Anna realize how monotonous and isolated their lives are when their daughter Eva, in a desperate attempt to get attention, suddenly pretends to be blind. The family decides to break with their routine and plans to emigrate to Australia. This film is a stark look at lives severed from feelings
Das Schloss The castle by Franz Kafka( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in German and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

K. arrives at an isolated village to take up his position as a land surveyor for officials at the Castle. No one will confirm or deny his appointment, and his attempts to approach and appeal to Castle officials are met with indifference, obstinacy, and bureaucratic red tape. K. has status but no position, two dolts for assistants, the forlorn barmaid Frieda as a fiancée, and arguments with everyone. An icy blizzard blows unendingly, immeasurable time passes, and K. trudges repeatedly back and forth, waiting for the smallest scrap of information or news from the Castle, that they have need of him, or at least recognition of his existence
Lieder by Robert Schumann( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zwölf Lieder nach Gedichten von Justinus Kerner, op.35 / Fünf Lieder, op.40. Text: Hans Christian Andersen und Adalbert von Chamisso / Fünf frühe Lieder nach Gedichten von Justinus Kerner, aus WoO 10 und 21 / Sängers Trost, op.127 Nr.1. Text: Justinus Kerner / Trost im Gesang, op.142 Nr.1. Text: Justinus Kerner
Kaspar Hauser Verbrechen am Seelenleben eines Menschen by Peter Sehr( Visual )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in German and English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of the Crown Prince of Baden involving an elaborate plot to control the lineage of the throne of the Duchy of Baden as the Countess Hochberg conspires to kidnap the rightful heir, Kaspar Hauser and replace him with a changeling. Hauser, the son of a duke, was switched at birth and grew up in prison without social contacts or education. Years later the truth is discovered and he is rescued and transformed by civilized society
Domaine Domain( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in French and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the threshold of adulthood, 17-year-old Pierre becomes obsessed with his aunt Nadia. A flamboyant mathematician whose intellect clashes with her alcoholism and fatalistic view of life, Nadia is on a path to self-destruction. As Pierre discovers his budding sexuality, he attempts to rescue his beloved aunt from herself. Domain is a dark, sexy mediation on the intersection of two lives with very different trajectories
Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in German and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glyndebourne's new production of the Waltz King's much-loved comic operetta takes its inspiration from Eisenstein's final words in the opera: 'Rosalinde!' Features Pamela Armstrong, Thomas Allen, Ragnar Ulfung, and Hakan Hagegard
Der Zauberberg : Hörspiel by Thomas Mann( Recording )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tijdsbeeld van Europa vóór de Eerste Wereldoorlog, met als hoofdpersoon een zoon uit een Noordduitse koopmansfamilie die op bezoek in een Zwitsers sanatorium, daar als het ware betoverd door de atmosfeer, zeven jaar blijft
La pianiste The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La jaquette indique "Erika Kohut, la quarantaine, est professeur de piano au Conservatoire de Vienne. Pour échapper à l'emprise de sa mère avec laquelle elle vit en vase clos, elle fréquente en secret les cinémas pornos et les peepshows. Sa sexualité se résume à un voyeurisme morbide et aux mutilations masochistes qu'elle s'inflige. Erika est hors de la vie. Jusqu'au jour où l'un de ses élèves se met en tête de la séduire..."
Kondom des Grauens Killer condom by Martin Walz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in German and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, the carnivorous condom bites off his penis and disappears. Detective Mackaroni who gets the case thinks that the college girl just bit off her teacher's penis! Mackaroni goes to the motel himself to check out the crime scene, in the lobby he finds a gigolo named Bill and he asks him to follow him to crime room, there the two men attempt to have sex when they are suddenly interrupted by the attack of a killer condom
Deutschlandspiel Vom Mauerfall bis zur Wiedervereinigung( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of the dramatic events behind Germany's re-unification. Examines previously classified documents for the first time and combines memorable documentary images with authentic re-enactments of decisive moments
Notturno by Fritz Lehner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 2 versions of the film directed by Fritz Lehner of the last days of the composer Franz Schubert. Udo Samel plays Franz Schubert in these film biographies that present a grim look at the darker side of the legendary composer. Schubert is released from a hospital-asylum after being treated for a sexually transmitted disease. After visiting his strict father, he goes to live with his wealthy friend Schober. Franz is followed by Kajetan, the crippled beggar he befriended during his hospital stay
Silentium by Wolfgang Murnberger( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who accused a Catholic bishop of abusing him when he was a child dies in the Austrian city Salzburg. Everyone except his widow and the eccentrical detective Simon Brenner keeps silent and believes that the man killed himself
Dantons Tod Hörspiel( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutsches Theater der Gegenwart( Recording )

1 edition published in 1983 in Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Zauberberg : Hörspiel by Thomas Mann( Recording )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symphonie No. 1 "Versuch eines Requiems" by Karl Amadeus Hartmann( Recording )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hartmann: Sinfonie Nr.1 für Alt & Orchester. Text: W.Whitman / Martinu: Mahnmal für Lidice für Orchester / Schönberg: A Survivor from Warsaw for speaker, men's chorus & orch., op.46 / Nono: Canti di vita e d'amore per soprano tenore & orch
Mein bester Feind "My best enemy"( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vienna, 1930s. Victor Kaufmann, the son of a wealthy cosmopolitan Jewish couple who own an art gallery, shares with his best friend Rudi a well-kept family secret: a drawing by Michelangelo that was believed lost. In turn, Rudi reveals that he is a member of the Nazi party and is hoping that Austria's annexation to Germany will improve his career chances with the Nazis. As it gets increasingly unsafe for the Jews in Austria, the Kaufmanns transfer their estate to Victor's girlfriend to protect it from being confiscated, while Rudi, a Nazi, receives orders from Berlin to seize the Kaufmann's Michelangelo drawing, Unable to protect his friends, Rudi watches helplessly as the Kaufmanns are sent to a concentration camp. However, years later, when the Michelangelo drawing is to be presented to "Il Duce" as a gift from the Fuhrer in order to seal their alliance with Italy, the drawing is determined to be a fake. Rudi is then given an order to retrieve Victor from the concentration camp for an interrogation to determine the whereabouts of the real Michelangelo
Die Nächte des großen Jägers Roman by Ahmadou Kourouma( Recording )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bis heute eine der wichtigsten Aufarbeitungen der afrikanischen Diktaturen Sechs Nächte lang lässt sich Koyaga, der große Jäger, Krieger und schließlich Präsident einer fiktiven Republiken in Westafrika, sein Leben von einem Griot erzählen. Aus dem Lobgesang seines Hofpoeten wird zusehends eine dramatische Anklage gegen die Diktatur schlechthin. (Quelle:
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Udo Samel acteur allemand

Udo Samel attore tedesco

Udo Samel deutscher Schauspieler

Udo Samel Duits acteur

Udo Samel German actor

Udo Samel tysk skådespelare

Udo Samel tysk skodespelar

Udo Samel tysk skuespiller

Удо Замель