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Franz Seitz Film

Overview
Works: 26 works in 79 publications in 3 languages and 3,260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  History  Television programs  Film and video adaptations  Motion pictures  Fiction 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Franz Seitz Film
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in German and held by 1,152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Le souffle au coeur Murmur of the heart ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1971 and 2006 in French and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Loosely based on the director's childhood, this film portrays a precocious fifteen-year-old boy as he journeys from childhood to adulthood, his story of sexual maturation, and the unorthodox relationship he has with his free-spirited mother
Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Der junge Törless ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
Chronik der Anna Magdalena Bach ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in German and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The life and work of renowned 18th-century German composer Johann Sebastian Bach are traced in this stirring biodrama. Narrated by Bach's wife Anna, the film is mostly comprised of set pieces in which Bach performs many of his works
Doktor Faustus Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in German and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
Le souffle au cœur Murmur of the heart by Louis Malle ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in French and English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A candid portrait of one boy's journey from childhood to adulthood. A precocious fifteen-year-old boy's sexual maturation and unorthodox relationship with his free-spirited mother is both shocking and deeply poignant
Die Blechtrommel Tin drum ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Matzerath, a self-made dwarf, narrates this story of modern society--Germany from the turn of the century through the Nazi era--from a child's point of view
Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in German and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in shriek piercing enough to break glass
Die Verwirrung des Zöglings Törless Young Toerless by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set at a military boarding school at the turn of the 20th century, the shy and intelligent Toerling wants to report the humiliation and torture of a fellow classmate, but remains silent when the others threaten to name him as an accomplice
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain Der Zauberberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
Der Zauberberg ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tuburcular sanitorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
Tin drum Die Blechtrommel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth, he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Tonio Kröger by Thomas Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Young author Tonio Kröger, the son of a Lübeck businessman and poetic Italian mother, roams Europe at the turn of the century. In Italy he recalls early academic inadequacies, paternal rejection, and his unrequited love for Inge Holm, who was enamored of Tonio's friend, the virile and intellectual Hans. In Munich he visits a friend, the Slavic artist Lisaweta. With her Tonio discusses the artist's isolation in the modern world. Although powerfully attracted to Lisaweta, Tonio resumes his wanderings. Upon visiting his native village the writer discovers that his ancestral home has been converted into a library. Traveling to Denmark Tonio lodges at a small seaside hotel. Although he is troubled by memories of Lisaweta during an evening dance, Tonio vows to continue his self-imposed exile, an essential condition of his creativity"--AFI catalog, 1961-1970
Geschichten aus dem Wienerwald ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A naive young woman breaks off her engagement when she falls in love with another man, who has no serious interest in her
Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in French and German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A la fin des années 1920, dans la région de Dantzig, Oskar, refusant le monde cruel et surfait des adultes, décide à l'âge de trois ans de ne plus grandir."
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar est né à Dantzig au début des années 30, officiellement fils d'un épicier allemand mais possiblement le rejeton d'un cousin polonais de sa mère, Bronski. À 3 ans, dégoûté par l'immoralité et la vulgarité des adultes, il décide de ne plus grandir. Muet de surcroît, il manifeste sa désapprobation par des cris pouvant briser le verre et par de continuels battements sur un tambour jouet. Il traverse ainsi divers évènements historiques tels montée du nazisme, invasion de la Pologne et défaite des Allemands
Der Zauberberg by Thomas Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A young engineer visiting his cousin at a tuburcular sanitorium in the Swiss Alps ends by staying on for seven years. The theme is his education among patients there, who are a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
Die Blechtrommel El tambor de hojalata y Sostiene Pereira ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1979 in German and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Sostiene Pereira : La apariencia calmada de la ciudad y su vida tranquila, no le permiten a Pereira ver el aumento de la violencia contra los que niegan a colaborar con el regimen de Portugal de los años treintas
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
German (59)
French (13)
English (1)
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