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Striesow, Devid 1973-

Overview
Works: 137 works in 270 publications in 4 languages and 3,461 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  War films  Biographical films  Historical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Devid Striesow
Die Fälscher The counterfeiters ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and English and held by 1,347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger, is given luxury barracks for their assistance. Salomon attempts to weaken the economy of Germany's opponents. But, Adolf refuses to use his skills for Nazi profit and would like to do something to stop the operation. Now faced with a moral dilemma, Salomon must decide whether his actions are ultimately the right ones
Vision aus dem Leben der Hildegard von Bingen = from the life of Hildegard von Bingen ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in German and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century Benedictine nun, who was one of the of the most important, inspirational and visionary female leaders of the Medieval Age. A highly gifted composer, philosopher and scientist, Bingen faced outrage from the church over her claims that she received visions from God
Yella by Christian Petzold ( Visual )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A woman with a violent husband unwilling to let her go moves away and tries to start a new life for herself, until her past starts catching up with her
3 ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Hanna and Simon, a couple in their early forties, live together in Berlin. With their 20th anniversary looming, they both become restless despite being truly and deeply in love. Unbeknownst to one another, they separately become acquainted with Adam, a younger man, and fall in love with him. Clearly not your typical 1930's romp, this reinvention of those classic films ... is a playful update: an intellectual study of a modern couple looking for redefinition in a world of absolutes"--Container
NaPolA Before the fall ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"During WW II, young German boys of privilege or exceptional ability come to special academies to be trained as future leaders in the Nazi party. In one such Napola, Friedrich, a working-class 17 year old with exceptional boxing prowess, becomes friends with Albrecht, the Governor's son, a sensitive young writer opposed to Nazi ideology and the war. Before long, Friedrich must choose between his own bright future in the Third Reich and Albrecht's moral imperative."--Container
Bungalow ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in German and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A German youth, more slacker than soldier, goes AWOL from military service and returns to his parents' summer home. There he falls in love with his brother's girlfriend, a Danish actress in B-movies. This film offers a window into the restless yet idle world of modern youth
The counterfeiters by Stefan Ruzowitzky ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The incredible true story of the largest counterfeiting operation in history, set up by the Nazis in 1942
Lichter by Hans-Christian Schmid ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depicts the lives of the people who live along the Oder River, which serves as a border between Poland and Germany. Their interrelated stories include Ukrainians who would like to cross over into Germany, and a taxi driver who wants to buy his daughter a communion dress
So glücklich war ich noch nie ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tragicomedy about the adventures of a con man who finds the love of his life at the boutique where he works. His actions lead him to be convicted of fraud and sent behind bars. After his release he tries to earn his money honestly. But then he again meets Tanya, the woman from the boutique. He would do anything for them to be able to have a relationship. But in the course of trying to elevate their lives he gets caught up again in all sorts of trouble
Marseille ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young photographer travels to Marseille. The more she becomes fixated with the city, the harder it becomes for her to return to her former life
Die Fälscher ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Spannendes, historisches Drama über jüdische Häftlinge, die im Auftrag der Nazis im KZ Sachsenhausen Blüten herstellen mussten
The counterfeiters Die Fälscherhe ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger, is given luxury barracks for their assistance. Salomon attempts to weaken the economy of Germany's opponents. But, Adolf refuses to use his skills for Nazi profit and would like to do something to stop the operation. Now faced with a moral dilemma, Salomon must decide whether his actions are ultimately the right ones
Die Fälscher Les faussaires by Stefan Ruzowitzky ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La jaquette indique : "Berlin 1936, Salomon Sorowitsch est le roi des faussaires, expert en billets de banque. Juif sous l'Allemagne nazie, il est arrêté et interné dans le camp de Sachsenhausen où se trame l'Opération Bernhard. Les nazis souhaitent en effet affaiblir l'économie des alliés grâce à des juifs experts en fausse monnaie, chargés de fabriquer à grande échelle des devises étrangères. Si leur travail n'est pas couronné de succès, les faux-monnayeurs seront exécutés. Il ne s'agit plus de sauver sa peau à tout prix mais d'interroger sa conscience."
Falscher Bekenner I am guilty ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this coming-of-age drama, a disaffected teenager embarks on a life of his own brand of crime
The counterfeiters Fälscher, Die ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Napola - Elite für den Führer by Dennis Gansel ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Napola is the National-Political school set up to train young men into becoming leaders for the Third Reich. Set in Nazi Germany of 1942, this is the story of two boys, one a boxer and the other a writer, who undergo the tough regimental training of the school together
Valerie ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A fashion model finds herself homeless, moneyless and virtually friendless over a cold Christmas." IMDb
Mein langsames Leben by Angela Schanelec ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An attempt to observe life from the outside, to not interfere, to just observe. Two young women sitting in a café on a summer day, a family arriving at the airport, an older woman sitting alone in a train, adult children standing in front of the hospital where their father is dying. Situations found everyday, a thousand times over. But what happens when you try to depict this normality?
Transpapa ein Film von Sarah Judith Mettke ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Los Falsificadores ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and Spanish and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Berlín, 1936. Sorowitsch es el rey de los falsificadores de moneda, un judío vividor que cree que "la manera más rápida de ganar dinero es haciendo dinero", y al que poco le importa lo que está sucediendo a su alrededor, ni siquiera con los judíos. Pero pronto es arrestado por los nazis y llevado a un campo de concentración, donde es obligado a trabajar para ellos junto a otro grupo de falsificadores. Su misión: crear libras esterlinas y dólares americanos
 
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Languages
German (105)
English (5)
Spanish (2)
French (1)
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