WorldCat Identities

Gedeck, Martina

Works: 290 works in 679 publications in 3 languages and 9,020 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Records and correspondence  Fiction  Pictorial works  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Speaker, Creator, Singer, Contributor, Other
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Martina Gedeck
Das Leben der Anderen The lives of others by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck ( Visual )
40 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A 1984 East Berlin simple surveillance assignment: Capt. Gerd Wiesler, a Stasi officer and a specialist in surveillance, has been assigned to keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Though Dreyman is known to associate with blacklisted director Albert Jerska, a known dissident, Dreyman's record is spotless. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. Wiesler's sympathies shift from the government to its people - or at least to this one particular person
The good shepherd by Matt Damon ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 1,973 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American intelligence officer's youthful idealism is slowly eroded by his growing suspicion of the people around him
Mostly Martha by Sandra Nettelbeck ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
AMartha is the chef who fusses and obsesses over each dish before it leaves the kitchen. The demands of her job and her natural shyness keep her from meeting new people. When her sister suddenly dies, Martha adopts Lina, her eight-year-old niece, completely changing both lives. Martha gets unexpected help from Mario, Martha's hunky new sous chef, who is not only a whiz on the chopping block but knows sundry magic tricks and jokes to keep Lina's spirits afloat. Just as Martha starts to grow attached to the girl, Lina's erratic father shows up demanding that he take her back to Italy with him
The Baader Meinhof complex ( Visual )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drama about the early years of violent left-wing terrorist network the Red Army Faction, which organised bombings, kidnappings and murders throughout Germany in the 1970s
Die Wand ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman vacationing in the Austrian mountains discovers that she is separated from all human contact by an invisible varrier. With her loyal dog Lynx as her sole companion she undergoes an inward journey of growth and transcendence
Night train to Lisbon ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
Viehjud Levi by Thomas Strittmatter ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Jewish cattle dealer finds that Nazi propaganda has inflamed one of his favorite rural German communities, complicating both his business arrangements and his plans to marry a local farmer's daughter
Sommer '04 an der Schlei Summer '04 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beautiful and assured, Miriam seemingly has the perfect life. But when her 15-year-old son invites his girlfriend to join the family on their Baltic Coast vacation, Miriam grows jealous of the teenage girl's brazen sensuality and becomes drawn into an extramarital affair with a charismatic German-American stranger that threatens to tear her family apart
Maybe-- maybe not ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1996 in German and English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Axel is an open-minded heterosexual whose girlfriend Doro has just thrown him out for cheating on her. The only place he can find to sleep is at the apartment of a gay acquaintance who would like nothing better than to seduce Axel. Doro announces that she is pregnant, then finds Axel and his roommate Norbert in a compromising position and decides her lover is gay. In the comedy of errors that follows, everything Axel does to win Doro back goes hilariously wrong
Songs and letters by Robert Schumann ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Sommernachtstraum A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy ( )
1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Das Lied der triumphierenden Liebe by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev ( )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Stages of decay by Julia Solis ( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Angst Novelle by Stefan Zweig ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Als wohlhabende Ehefrau eines erfolgreichen Anwalts und Mutter von zwei hinreißenden Kindern führt Irene ein beinahe beneidenswertes Leben. Aber von der Monotonie ihres Alltags gelangweilt, flüchtet sie in ein leidenschaftliches Liebesabenteuer. Eine geheime Mitwisserin versucht aus dieser Affäre Kapital zu schlagen. Als sie mit ihren Erpressungsversuchen auch vor Irenes Privatsphäre nicht Halt macht, spürt diese, wie sich eine unsichtbare Schlinge immer enger um ihren Hals legt. Virtuos gelingt es Martina Gedeck (u. a. "Elementarteilchen", "Das Leben der Anderen") den Spannungsbogen bis zum verblüffenden Showdown aufrechtzuerhalten und dem Hörer mit klopfendem Herzen den Atem zu rauben
Das Leben der Anderen HGW XX/7 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ost-Berlin, November 1984. Der DDR-Staat sichert seinen Machtanspruch mit einem erbarmungslosen System aus Kontrolle und Überwachung. Als Oberstleutnant Anton Grubitz (Ulrich Tukur) den linientreuen Stasi-Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler (Ulrich Mühe) auf den erfolgreichen Dramatiker Georg Dreyman (Sebastian Koch) und seine Lebensgefährtin (Martina Gedeck) ansetzt, verspricht er sich davon einen Karriereschub. Womit er nicht gerechnet hat: Das intime Eindringen in die Welt der Observierten verändert auch den Stasi-Mann. Das Eintauchen in DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN - in Liebe, Literatur, freies Denken und Reden - eröffnet Wiesler eine nie gekannte Welt, der er sich immer weniger entziehen kann. Ein gefährliches Spiel beginnt. Das Leben der Anderen erzählt kompromisslos ein Thema aus Deutschland, das so authentisch, spannend und einfühlsam bisher noch nie inszeniert wurde
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in German and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Berlin in winter: the young worker Jan Nebel accidentally finds himself in the midst of a street battle between demonstrators and the police; he loses his job and gets a fine. His father dies and Jan and his new friend Vera watch over him. Jan is afraid to go for an AIDS test because of what it might reveal. A provocative and sometimes comic film about the city's young generation." -- cover text
Bella Martha ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Het leven van chef-kok Martha wordt op zijn kop gezet als ze de zorg op zich neemt voor haar negenjarige nichtje
Der Baader Meinhof Komplex by Bernd Eichinger ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deutschland in den 70ern. Die raikalisierten Kinder der Nazi-Generation, angeführt von Andreas Baader (Moritz Bleibtreu), der ehemaligen Starkolumnistin Ulrike Meinhof (Martina Gedeck) und Gudrun Ensslin (Johanna Wokalek), kämpfen gegen das, was sie als das neue Gesicht des Faschismus begreifen: die US-amerikanische Politik in Vietnam, im Nahen Osten und in der Dritten Welt, die von führenden Köpfen der deutschen Politik, Justiz und Industrie unterstützt wird. Die von Baader, Meinhof und Ensslin gegründete Rote Armee Fraktion hat der Bundesrepublik Deutschland den Krieg erklärt. (Quelle: Umschlag)
The door ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is a story of a special relationship between two women, a writer and her maid
Krücke ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in German and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Wirren der letzten Kriegstage. Der 13-jährige Tom verliert auf der Flucht seine Mutter. In Wien trifft er auf den einbeinigen Schieber "Krücke" - ein verschlagener, gerissener Überlebenskünstler und zugleich ein hinreissender, gütiger Freund. Die beiden finden Unterschlupf bei der Jüdin Bronka, die als Serviererin alliierten Soldaten und Schwarzhändlern Alkohol ausschenkt. Tom und Krücke richten sich in dieser unsicheren Welt ein. Krücke spielt Saxophon, Tom kellnert, bis eines Tages eine Rückkehr nach Deutschland möglich wird. Aber der Zug, den der Einbeinige und der Junge besteigen, bleibt im Niemandsland liegen. Eingezwängt in den Güterwagen erleben die beiden wie auch ihre Leidensgefährten noch einmal Verzweiflung und Todesangst. Doch dann läuft der Zug in Passau ein, wo Tom seine Mutter wiederfindet - und er sich von Krücke trennen muss. "In seinem ersten Kinofilm ist dem Münchener Regisseur Jörg Grünler ein eindringliches Aussenseiterportrait gelungen. Heinz Hönig als gerissener Schwarzhändler mit weichem Kern spielt so gut wie schon lange nicht mehr." (Filmecho 4/94). (Quelle: Umschlag)
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Audience level: 0.24 (from 0.14 for The door ... to 0.74 for Songs and ...)
Alternative Names
Gedek, Martina
German (161)
English (24)
Chinese (1)