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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Most widely held works by Volker Schlöndorff
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman ( visu )
31 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,799 libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
117 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,610 libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
87 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( visu )
44 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training centre. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( visu )
64 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 482 libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Der neunte Tag The ninth day ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and held by 447 libraries worldwide
A Gestapo officer arranges a nine-day furlough for a priest imprisoned in Dachau. If the priest can convince his bishop to capitulate to Nazi occupation, he will be freed
Die Stille nach dem Schuss The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
43 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Political thriller set in the last years of the Cold War, loosely based on the Baader-Meinhof gang. The film recounts the story of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group who goes into hiding under an assumed identity in East Germany when the group disbands
Der Fangschuss Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
23 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 407 libraries worldwide
Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of an aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( visu )
22 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 371 libraries worldwide
An attempt to gauge the spirit of West Germany in the autumn of 1977. Draws its title and some of its inspiration from a satire written by Heinrich Heine in 1844 attacking the monarchy, German philistinism and politics and the tendency of the fragmented German peoples to revere the Middle Ages. This compilation, supervised by Kluge, of the work of twelve filmmakers in sixteen segments, is similarly wide ranging in its attack and incorporates both staged and found material
The ogre ( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 277 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
Strike ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 275 libraries worldwide
"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder ... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history ... and becomes a national hero."--Container
Die Faelschung ( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
51 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 249 libraries worldwide
In the 1950s, globetrotting New York construction engineer Walter Faber is drawn to Sabeth, a young German woman he meets on a ship traveling from New York to Paris; perhaps it's because of her resemblance to an old flame of his. Sabeth is drawn to him as well, even though she reads Albert Camus and Walter's never read a work of fiction. Sabeth tells Faber she's planning to hitchhike across Europe. He's worried for her, and offers to drive her to Rome. Along the way, his concern becomes romance, and romance leads to tragedy
Der junge Törless ( visu )
7 editions published between 1966 and 2005 in German and English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate--until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
Billy Wilder speaks conversations with Billy Wilder ( visu )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This series of filmed interviews conducted by filmmaker Volker Schlondörff with acclaimed writer/director Billy Wilder is a lively lesson in filmmaking. Wilder tells hilarious anecdotes and offers keen insights into the craft of moviemaking and frank advice about survival in Hollywood. Filmed over two weeks in 1991
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
37 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 233 libraries worldwide
A parable of modern society in violent transition seen through the eyes of a German boy who refuses to grow up
A gathering of old men by Louis Gossett( visu )
7 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 225 libraries worldwide
A shotgun kills a white man in a black man's yard. A suspect, a plantation owner, and a gathering of desperate men each "confess" to the killing. Even as a truckload of vengeful kinfolk arrive, they stand resolute against decades of injustice
Palmetto by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Harry, a desperate Florida drifter, goes from perpetrator to patsy when he is lured into an abduction scam proposed by a mysterious blonde. Harry must scramble to untangle a mystery involving three women, false identities, cold corpses, and a string of clues that set him up for a very hard fall
Un amour de Swann Swann in love ( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in French and English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
"A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan."--External container
Private conversations on the set of Death of a salesman ( visu )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and German and held by 185 libraries worldwide
A documentary that goes behind the scenes to examine the making of the film version of Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman. Playwright Miller, Dustin Hoffman, and director Volker Schlöndorff discuss the production and the original play and are seen working on the set
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Loki, Volker 1939-
Schloendorff, Volker
Schloendorff Volker 1939-....
Schlöndorff-Grass, ... 1939-
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Shloendorff, Volker 1939-
Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-
Volker Schlöndorff director de cine
Volker Schlöndorff Duits filmregisseur
Volker Schlöndorff German film director, screenwriter and film producer
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