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John, Gottfried 1942-2014

Overview
Works: 216 works in 509 publications in 4 languages and 4,448 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Spy films  Action and adventure films  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  Crime films  Science fiction television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Dedicatee, Narrator, Other, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Gottfried John
 
Most widely held works by Gottfried John
Berlin Alexanderplatz einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. When we first see Franz, he has just been released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence. He returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight but forces in his environment, the influences of his cronies, the grinding poverty, the decay of society overwhelm him and he begins his duel with fate
GoldenEye by Martin Campbell( Visual )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an MI6 agent turns rogue and plans world domination with a terrifying satellite-born weapon, James must pursue his former ally to Cuba, Monte Carlo, Switzerland and even Russia. All whilst dodging a sexy, deadly femme fatale who will stop at nothing to put the 'squeeze' on James
Welt am Draht = World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 2-part TV production is a science-fiction classic that explores the notion of a computer-generated other world
In einem Jahr mit 13 Monden by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

35 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the object of his affection off-handedly commented, 'too bad you're not a girl' Erwin disappeared to Casablanca and returned as Elvira. Now, adrift and alone amid the maze of streets of Frankfurt, Elvira revisits the people and places of his past."--Container
The ogre( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A grotesque fairy tale about Hitler's Germany in which a naïve mechanic comes to symbolize the seductive appeal of the Nazi regime."--Container
Mutter Küsters fahrt zum Himmel = Mother Küsters goes to heaven by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in German and English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A factory worker goes berserk one day killing the boss' son and then throwing himself into the machinery. Trying to clear her husbans's name, the murderer's widow journeys through ludivrous arenas of yellow journalism and left-wing politics
The piano tuner of earthquakes by Stephen Quay( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and German and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An opera singer is kidnapped by the malevolent Dr. Droz and made to act in his opera. A piano tuner is hired by the dr. to work at his mansion, and tries to save the opera singer
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

19 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vicissitudes of a post-war bride. Fassbinder rhymes the survival of one indomitable woman with Germany's post-war reconstruction, and asks whether either of them should be seen as the triumph it appears to be
Institute Benjamenta : or this dream people call human life by Stephen Quay( Visual )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hesitant man named Jakob von Gunten arrives at a boarding school for the training of servants, where the curriculum consists of one endlessly repeated lesson: self-negation, and the students' only goal is to become insignificant
Despair by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Hermann, a Russian emigrant and successful chocolate magnate, starts to experience hallucinations. One day, he meets Felix and is sure that this man is his doppelganger. His delusional thinking leads him to hatch a plan to relieve him of his mental anguish
Donna Leon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quietly in their sleep : Mysterious deaths in a Venice retirement community are brought to Inspector Brunetti's attention by a young nun who is then nearly killed herself. Brunetti's investigation turns up some unsettling connections to a secret church organization and to one of its charismatic members, a priest who is the community's resident confessor.--Container
Fedora by Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film producer travels to the Greek isles to coax a Garbo-like screen idol out of seclusion. But the deeper he infiltrates the remote villa, evading an overprotective countess and a mysterious plastic surgeon, the closer he comes to discovering the terrible secret behind the actress's timeless beauty
Mary Magdalene by Maria Grazia Cucinotta( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of the life of Mary Magdalene, the reformed prostitute who became one of the foremost followers of Jesus Christ during his lifetime
Verfehlung = The mistake( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob from Hamburg, in West Germany falls in love with Elisabeth in her village in East Germany. They meet secretly in East Berlin, but it seems the Stasi (secret police) knows about it. Back in the village someone informs on Jacob and he is deported. Elisabeth knows who begrudges her this love and plans her revenge
Der Unhold by Volker Schlöndorff( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in German and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Während im fernen Stalingrad die sechste Armee kapituliert, reitet der Franzose Abel Tiffauges durch die masurischen Wälder, um Kinder für Hitlers schwindende Heerscharen zu entführen. Immer dabei, seine großen schwarzen Dobermänner, die jedem zunächst Angst und Furcht einjagen. Dabei ist Tiffauges eigentlich ein sehr fürsorglicher Mensch. Er umsorgt die Kinder und beschafft ihnen Nahrung. Erst als er den russischen Panzern direkt gegenüber steht begreift er, dass er seine Schützlinge in den sicheren Tod geschickt hat
Balzac : a life of passion by Josée Dayan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the saga of the author, Honoré de Balzac. Gruff, unsophisticated and far from handsome, Balzac managed to become one of the most sought after men in his circle of famous writers in 19th century France, leaving a trail of scandal and heartbreak in his wake
The Fassbinder collection( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martha: While vacationing with him in Rome, virginal 31-year-old librarian Martha Heyer loses her father to a heart attack. She doesn't know it but she has already met Helmut Salomon, her future husband, whom she expects to be the source of her individual and sexual fulfillment. After marriage however, Helmut, with chilling inscrutability, subjects her to constant physical and psychological tortures. Martha is an unrelenting depiction of the methodical way a bourgeois male reduces his wife to a state of absolute subjection, in accordance with Fassbinder's belief that marriage was the only socially accepted form of a completely sadomasochistic relationship
Bin ich schön? by Doris Dörrie( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this story, which takes place partly in Spain and Germany, several people have trouble with love, affairs, relations and faith. They are all connected by bonds of blood, marriage, profession or experience"--Internet Movie Database
Berlin Alexanderplatz by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
Berlin Alexanderplatz( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
 
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