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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( visu )
127 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,258 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 )
93 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,637 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
The handmaid's tale by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
56 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 903 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 center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
32 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 853 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
Der neunte Tag The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
40 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 538 libraries worldwide
Noted German director Volker Schlondorff's (The Tin Drum) highly compelling The Ninth Day provides a unique examination of historical events that took place during the Holocaust
Die Stille nach dem Schuss The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in German and English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism
Un amour de Swann Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
74 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 441 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. Based on Marcel Proust's monumental masterpiece of modern literature, this elegant, sensual film recreates the glittering, lost world of the aristocracy
Der junge Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
26 editions published between 1965 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
Der Fangschuss Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
23 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 394 libraries worldwide
"1919, la guerre continue en Courlande, région de la Lettonie, à l'ouest du golfe de Riga. Une jeune femme et son frère, propriétaires terriens, ont accueilli un groupe de "corps francs", constitué de soldats et officiers vaincus en 1918. Parmi eux, leur amid'enfance Erich von Lhomond, dont elle s'éprend. Ce dernier se reafuse à elle..." (source : jaquette)
Die Brücke= the bridge by Bernhard Wicki( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 301 libraries worldwide
"... the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation's first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination. Set near the end of the conflict, it follows a group of teenage boys in a small town as they contend with everyday matters like school, girls, and parents, before enlisting as soldiers and being forced to defend their home turf in a confused, terrifying battle. This expressively shot, emotionally bruising drama dared to humanize young German soldiers at a historically tender moment"--Container
A gathering of old men by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 293 libraries worldwide
A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer, a racist, is shot. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her defense of this group of men who stand resolute against decades of injustice
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alexander Kluge( visu )
14 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Deutschland im Herbst (Germany in Autumn): A collective film chronicling seven weeks of political terrorism by the Red Army Faction and political repression in Germany during the fall of 1977. It begins with the kidnap and murder of industrialist Hans-Martin Schleyer and ends with the deaths of three imprisoned Baader-Meinhof terrorists. Includes the work of many of Germany's top directors
Diplomatie = Diplomacy by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Set in 1944, a historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling
Strike ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 272 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 )
9 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 261 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
The ogre by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
23 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 222 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
Billy Wilder speaks conversations with Billy Wilder ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 222 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
Palmetto by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and German and held by 204 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
Private conversations on the set of Death of a salesman ( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 170 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
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
17 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 128 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
 
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Loki, Volker 1939-
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Schlöndorff, Volker 1939-
Shloendorff, Volker 1939-
Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-
Volker Schlöndorff deutscher Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent
Volker Schlöndorff director de cine
Volker Schlöndorff Duits filmregisseur
Volker Schlöndorff German film director, screenwriter and film producer
Volker Schlöndorff niemiecki reżyser filmowy
Volker Schlöndorff regista tedesco
Фолькер Шлёндорф немецкий кинематографист
Фолькер Шльондорф
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فولكر شلوندورف
فولکر شلوندورف کارگردان آلمانی
ფოლკერ შლონდორფი
슐렌도르프, 폴커 1939-
슐뢴도르프, 폴커 1939-
폴커 슐뢴도르프
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