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Wega Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 37 works in 158 publications in 5 languages and 5,848 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Horror films  Comedy films  Children's films  Christmas films  Juvenile works  Fantasy films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wega Film (Firm)
Amour by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 1,562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A touching tale of a loving couple whose unbreakable bonds of marriage are tested by life's greatest challenge
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,022 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This utterly compelling psychological thriller from Michael Haneke - one of cinema's most daring, original and controversial directors - stars Daniel Auteuil as Georges, a television presenter who begins to recieive mysterious and alarming packages containing covertly filmed videos of himself and his family. To the mounting consternation of Georges and his wife (Juliette Binoche) the footage on the tapes - which arrive wrapped in drawings of disturbingly violent images - becomes increasingly personal, and sinister anonymous phone calls are made. Convinced he knows the identity of the person responsible, Georges embarks on a rash and impulsive course of action that throws up some unpleasant facts about his past and leads to shockingly unexpected consequences -- Container
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( Visual )

26 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and German and held by 846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Erika, a middle-aged classical piano instructor who is trapped between her rigid passion for music and her suffocating home life. She escapes her life with nightly voyeuristic wanderings and self-inflicted masochistic experiments
Funny games by Michael Haneke( Visual )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Anna, George and their son Schorschi arrive at their lakeside villa for a week's holiday, their idyll doesn't last long. While father and son sail the lake in their yacht, Anna is asked by a neighbour's houseguests for a handful of eggs. But the neat, educated appearance of these young men betrays their sinister intentions, and Anna starts to realise they play games. Cat-and-mouse games. Hidden director Michael Haneke's harrowing vision of emotional terror and psychopathic violence is one of the most chilling ever made-a thriller that will take you beyond terror, beyond suspense, beyond evil
Das Schloss = The castle by Michael Haneke( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

K. arrives at an isolated village to take up his position as a land surveyor for officials at the Castle. No one will confirm or deny his appointment, and his attempts to approach and appeal to Castle officials are met with indifference, obstinacy, and bureaucratic red tape. K. has status but no position, two dolts for assistants, the forlorn barmaid Frieda as a fiancée, and arguments with everyone. An icy blizzard blows unendingly, immeasurable time passes, and K. trudges repeatedly back and forth, waiting for the smallest scrap of information or news from the Castle, that they have need of him, or at least recognition of his existence
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in German and French and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

71 scenes revolving around a recent immigrant, a couple that has just adopted a daughter, a college student and a lonely old man
When Santa fell to Earth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With two weeks left until Christmas, the last thing Ben and Charlotte expected is for Santa to crash-land his sleigh in their town! Santa has just escaped the villainous Gerold Geronimous Goblynch, recently named the new head of the Great Christmas Council. Goblynch's wicked ways have broken Christmas Land's joyous spirit, and he's threatened to turn Santa to ice and banish him from Christmas Land forever!
Der siebente Kontinent = The seventh continent by Michael Haneke( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A European family who plan on escaping to Australia, seem caught up in their daily routine, only troubled by minor incidents. However, behind their apparent calm and repetitive existence, they are actually planning something sinister
Benny's video by Michael Haneke( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in German and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 14-year-old video enthusiast is so caught up in film fantasy that he can no longer relate to the real world, to such an extent that he commits murder and records an on-camera confession for his parents
Le temps du loup = Time of the wolf by Michael Haneke( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in French and English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bourgeois family arrive at their weekend home in the country, only to find that the house is already occupied by another family. Within the space of a few minutes, father Georges has been shot dead, their car and supplies seized, and mother Anna, teenage daughter Eva and 10 year-old son Ben are forced out into the night to fend for themselves. Their desperate journey takes them through a hostile, post-apocalyptic landscape littered with dead livestock. Eventually joined by a teenage runaway, the family proceeds to a derelict railway depot where they join a fragile group of survivors awaiting a passing train to transport them to a better place
My mother's courage by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 170 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
Das weisse Band : eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = White Ribbon by Michael Haneke( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a north German village prior to the outbreak of World War I, strange events, accidents, and deaths are occurring. The village people are beside themselves with worry and can't figure out what to do. After the school teacher starts to unravel the mystery, he discovers that the children of the town may be guilty of the crimes and have formed a secret society that the local pastor's daughter appears to be the leader of
König der Diebe by Ivan Fila( Visual )

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

Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. Caruso smuggles them to Berlin and separates them from each other. Mimma is sold to prostitution, while Barbu is taught to snatch purses together with an older Albanian boy Marcel. Barbu finds out about Mimma's fate and decides to free her from the brothel
To meteoro vima tou pelargou( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Greek, Modern and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the story of Alexandre, a TV reporter who is posted for a few days to a border town filled with refugees from Albania, Turkey and Kurdistan. When he notices an old man among the refugees who bears a striking resemblance to a missing Greek politician, Alexandre's journalistic instincts are awakened and he sets out to investigate
Mutters Courage by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the authentic story of Elsa Tabori, whose dramatist son George Tabaria also wrote a stage version of it. During the German occupation in summer 1944, a woman who has been deported by the Nazis escapes annihilation in a concentration camp through her courage
Der Besuch der alten Dame eine tragische Komödie in drei Akten by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy older woman returns to her native village to offer its townspeople a large sum of money in return for killing her former lover
Müllers Büro by Niki List( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two private detectives find themselves entangled in criminal and sexual adventures, in a film that blends crime drama, comedy and musical styles
Heimkehr der Jäger by Michael Kreihsl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is a black comedy about Franz (Ulrich Tukur), a recently divorced man who has a keen appreciation for beauty. He's an artist who loves the paintings that hang in the gallery where he works, and he takes comfort in the unspoiled vistas of the countryside. But Franz lives in the city, where pollution, noise, construction, and urban sprawl are a familiar part of the landscape. One day Franz snaps, and he begins lashing out violently at the world. He soon comes to the realization that it's a war he cannot win
Meine liebe Republik( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As a child Friedrich Zawrel was a victim of the evil Nazi system; as part of their racial cleansing program he was imprisoned, tortured and almost murdered. He survived all that. But when the Nazi dictatorship was over, and Friedrich Zawrel sought his fortune in the new Second Republic which had been created in Austria, he found himself confronted once again by the evil spirits of his past--in the shape of the former Nazi doctor Heinrich Gross."--ImdB.com
Der kopf des Mohren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A family man slowly becomes dangerously obsessive and paranoid in this grim Austrian drama that contains a graphically violent ending. As the story begins, George, an engineer who works at a science facility, has a normal happy life with his wife and kids. They are in the process of building a new house when George learns that a nearby chemical plant has been leaking dangerous gas into the air. This causes George to begin suffering from terrifying hallucinations. His paranoia increases every time he hears another report of violence, crime, war, or any other social problems on the news."--website
 
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Wega-Film

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Wega-Filmproduktionsgesellschaft mbH

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