WorldCat Identities

Tukur, Ulrich 1957-

Works: 448 works in 1,002 publications in 7 languages and 11,038 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Science fiction films  Historical films  History  Biographical films  War films  Sports films  Survival films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Contributor, Other, Editor, Narrator, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Ulrich Tukur
Das Leben der Anderen The lives of others by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and English and held by 2,057 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
Das weisse Band eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = White ribbon by Michael Haneke( Visual )

50 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the children and teenagers of a church and school choir run by the village schoolteacher and their families: The Baron, the steward, the pastor, the doctor, the midwife, the tenant farmers. Strange accidents occur and gradually assume the characteristics of a punishment ritual. Who could be responsible for such bizarre transgressions? Acclaimed director Michael Haneke (Hidden, Funny Games) won the Palme d'Or at the 2009 Cannes FIlm Festival for what is considered to be an instant classic of world cinema. The White Ribbon is Haneke's masterpiece and a film that will be talked about for years to come." --Kanopy website
Solaris by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 1,291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a space station orbiting the mysterious planet Solaris, terrified crew members are experiencing a host of strange phenomena, including eerie visitors who seem all too human
Séraphine by Martin Provost( Visual )

36 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the life of French painter Séraphine de Senlis
Bonhoeffer, agent of grace by Eric Till( Visual )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What is a moral person to do in a time of savage immorality? That question tormented Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German clergyman of great distinction who actively opposed Hitler and the Nazis. His convictions cost him his life. Bonhoeffer's last years, his participation in the German resistance and his moral struggle are dramatized in this film."--Container
Nordwand North face( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in German and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adventure drama, based on a true story, about a competition to climb the most dangerous rock face in the Alps, the north face of the Eiger. Set in 1936, Nazi propaganda urges German alpinists to conquer the mountain, and two reluctant young climbers, Toni and Andi, attempt a daring ascent, closely followed by two Austrian climbers. All goes well at first, but then the climbers lose their advantage over the mountain and the race against time and forces of nature begins
Amen by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

40 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A German SS Lieutenant covertly collaborates with a young Italian priest in hopes of changing the Vatican's policies toward Germany during WWII, which both believe are exacerbating the Jewish Holocaust
John Rabe by Florian Gallenberger( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a German businessman who rescued more than 200,000 Chinese during the Nanking Massacre in China by courageously negotiating a safety zone to protect innocent civilians from the Japanese Army. Drawing from John Rabe's 1937 diaries as source material, Florian Gallenberger has crafted a portrait of a man revered as a saint in China to this day and yet never rewarded for his courage during his lifetime. Based on true events
Taking sides der Fall Furtwängler by Istvn Szab( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After Hitler took over power in 1933, many Jewish artists were forced to leave Germany. Wilhelm Furtwängler choose to stay. Though never a member of the party, he was a receipient of honors associated with party membership. However, the conductor often used his position and contacts to save hundreds of Jewish musicians from concentration camps. When U.S. Major Steve Arnold is tasked with the pre-trial investigations, his aim is to prove that the conductor's genius contributed to the Nazi propaganda, while Furtwängler insisted he stayed to bring comfort to the German people with his music
Moon man( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One day, the man on the moon, became bored and hitches a ride to Earth, on the tails of a passing comet. An 'attack from outer space' alarm rings into the President's headquarters, and the search for the Moon Man begins. However, the Moon Man must get back fast, before the President can capture him. The absence of the Moon Man means that all the world's children are unable to sleep
My mother's courage by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in German and English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elsa is an outgoing woman who tackles her daily tasks cheerfully. Even when she is arrested for deportation, her unquestioning cooperation and inability to consider a montrously horrific reality demonstrate how millions of people were manipulated to their doom. Equally obedient, the German officers have their orders to follow. The true account of the deportation of over 4,000 Jews to Auschwitz in July of 1944, and how one mother's simple act of quiet defiance evaded deportation to Auschwitz - and certain death
Operation Valkyrie( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The events surrounding the attempt to kill Hitler by a group of high command officers that failed and led to their execution
Mutters Courage by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true survival story of a Hungarian Jew, Elsa Tabori, who was arrested in Budapest in 1944, put on a train to Auschwitz, and returned home that night
Die Spieluhr eine Novelle by Ulrich Tukur( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wilhelm Uhde, den grobürgerlichen Preuen, und Séraphine, eine einfache Französin, die von den Bewohnern ihres Dorfes verspottet wird, trennen Welten. Und doch hat das Schicksal sie zusammen geführt: den sensiblen Kunstsammler und seine tiefgläubige Putzfrau, die Bilder malt, seit ihr ein Engel des Herrn erschien. Viele Jahre später wird beider Leben verfilmt. Der Schauspieler, der Uhde verkörpert, macht dabei eine seltsame Entdeckung, die ihn in den phantastischen Kosmos von Séraphine katapultiert: in ein Leben hinter den Bildern und Gobelins eines vergessenen Schlosses der Picardie
Das Leben der Anderen HGW XX/7( Visual )

3 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
Die Nacht der groen Flut by Raymond Ley( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Docudrama about the 1962 flood in Hamburg, which killed more than 300 people and destroyed much of the old part of the city
Le couperet by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in French and Undetermined and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après quinze ans de loyaux services en tant que cadre très supérieur dans une usine de papier, Bruno D. se fait licencier avec quelques centaines de ses collègues pour cause de délocalisation. Trois années passent sans qu'il ne trouve un nouvel emploi. Il est maintenant prêt à tout pour retrouver un poste à son niveau, même passer à l'offensive
Die Spieluhr : eine Novelle : nach einer wahren Begebenheit by Ulrich Tukur( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wanneer op een dag een regieassistent bij een film over een kunstenares twee dagen zoek is en dan terugkomt met een vreemd verhaal over een kasteel waar wonderlijke dingen gebeuren, gaat ook een acteur op zoek
Le ruban blanc by Michael Haneke( Visual )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un village protestant de lAllemagne du Nord à la veille de la Première Guerre mondiale (1913/1914). Lhistoire denfants et dadolescents dune chorale dirigée par linstituteur du village et celle de leurs familles : le baron, le régisseur du domaine, le pasteur, le médecin, la sage-femme, les paysans Détranges accidents surviennent et prennent peu à peu le caractère dun rituel punitif. Qui se cache derrière tout cela ?
Eden a l'ouest Eden is west by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in French and English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...A playful fairy tale about the hardships suffered by illegal immigrants, and the magical nature of a world in which every experience is full of both promise and threat"-- Container
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Audience level: 0.28 (from 0.18 for Nordwand N ... to 0.89 for Das Leben ...)

Das Leben der Anderen The lives of others
Alternative Names
Huldericus Tukur

Scheurlen, Ulrich 1957-

Tukur, Ulrich Gerhard 1957-

Ulrich Tukur acteur et chanteur, romancier

Ulrich Tukur attore e musicista tedesco

Ulrich Tukur Duits acteur

Ulrich Tukur German actor and musician

Ulrich Tukur tysk skdespelare

Ulrich Tukur tysk skodespelar

Ulrich Tukur tysk skuespiller

Ulrich Turkur

Ούρλιχ Τουκούρ

Тукур, Ульрих

אולריך טוקור

اولريش توكور

اولریش توکور بازیگر آلمانی

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Bonhoeffer, agent of grace