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Wilms, André

Works: 169 works in 368 publications in 10 languages and 3,845 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Music  Musical settings  History  Personal narratives 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Performer, Director, Translator, Interviewee, Creator, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about André Wilms
Publications by André Wilms
Most widely held works by André Wilms
Le Havre by Aki Kaurismäki( visu )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 719 libraries worldwide
Marcel Marx, an old bohemian living in the French harbor city of Le Havre, stands up for a young African refugee when officials begin to pursue the boy for deportation
Hitlerjunge Salomon Europa Europa ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 704 libraries worldwide
This film dramatizes the bizarre but true story of Solomon "Solly" Perel, a Jew who avoided the concentration camps and certain death by hiding in plain sight. After Kristallnacht, his family flees to Poland, but soon after Solly has lost his brother and is alone, living by luck and wits. Solly finds himself in a series of adventures: in a Russian orphanage, captured by a German unit, celebrated as a hero, and sent in triumph to a Hitler Youth School. Although born on the same day as the Führer, Solly is circumcised and so must avoid intimate encounters. He fends off both a homosexual Nazi and a beautiful, virulently anti-Semitic girlfriend who's dying to conceive an Aryan child for the Fatherland. Despite some narrow escapes, Solly thrives through the chaos, as it seems a higher power is keeping an eye on him
Europa, Europa by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
18 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 659 libraries worldwide
The true story of Salomon Perel, a German-Jewish teenager who survived World War II by concealing his true identity. Through quick wittedness, twists of fate, and sheer luck, he escaped from a Polish ghetto, lived in a Communist orphanage, hid out in an elite school for Hitler's youth, and fought as a soldier on the German side without them ever knowing the truth
Monsieur Hire by Patrice Leconte( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in French and held by 321 libraries worldwide
"In a provincial French apartment block, Monsieur Hire endures a solitary life of dulling work as a tailor and vitriolic scorn from his neighbors. Hire's only solace is an occasional night out bowling and the voyeuristic admiration of his neighbor. ... When police discover the nude body of another young woman in a nearby vacant lot, Hire becomes the prime suspect in a murder investigation"--Container
Le grand blanc de Lambaréné The great white man of Lambaréné by Bassek Ba Kobhio( visu )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in French and held by 288 libraries worldwide
" ... [A] fascinating revisionist perspective on Albert Schweitzer ... shot on the site of [his] hospital in Gabon ... reveals a man blinded to the people around him by his own spiritual self-absorption and arrogance."
La vie est un long fleuve tranquille Life is a long quiet river by Etienne Chatiliez( visu )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2009 in French and held by 221 libraries worldwide
A comedy about two families with opposing lifestyles, who discover their children were switched at birth
L'enfer by Claude Chabrol( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in French and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Paul and Nelly are a picture-perfect bride and groom and work hard to make their hotel a success. However, Paul can't shake the nagging feeling that Nelly is having an affair, and his jealousy grows to insane proportions
La vie de bohème [Bohemian life] by Aki Kaurismäki( visu )
14 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 148 libraries worldwide
A deadpan tragicomedy about a group of impoverished, outcast artists living the bohemian life in Paris. A poet, painter, and composer who scrape by together, sharing in life's daily absurdities
Leningrad Cowboys meet Moses by Leningrad Cowboys( visu )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Living in Mexico with a top-ten hit under their belt, the band has fallen on hard times. When they rejoin their manager in Coney island, he has become a self-proclaimed prophet
Prometeo tragedia dell'ascolto by Luigi Nono( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1995 in Italian and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Juha by Aki Kaurismäki( visu )
19 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 7 languages and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Based on the novel Juha by Juhani Aho and set in the 1970s, the film tells the story of Marja, a farmer's wife, who is seduced into running away from her dull, older husband, Juha, by a city slicker, Shemeikka, who enslaves her in a brothel
Les claviers Faustine et les ogres et les instruments de musique by Leigh Sauerwein( visu )
2 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in French and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Une histoire d'ogres dévoreurs d'enfants, d'amour et de nourriture favorise la découverte des instruments à clavier : piano, célesta, clavecin, glockenspiel, vibraphone et orgue
Ou bien le débarquement désastreux by Heiner Goebbels( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Les cordes Momo et les instruments de musique by Leigh Sauerwein( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Hitlerjunge Salomon by Agnieszka Holland( visu )
7 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in German and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Jewish by religion, brought up as a Communist, given elitarian training by the Nazis - that is the story of Salomon Perel's life. During WWII he flees from the Nazis, lands in a Russian orphanage at the age of 14 and is brought up in the Communist manner. When Hitler's troops march into the town, he claims to be an ethnic German, becomes a frontline interpreter and finally ends up in an elitarian school for members of the Hitler Youth. He is released from his role at the end of the war, a role which he was forced to adopt in order to survive. The epilogue shows the authentic Salomon Perel who emigrated to Palestine
Les derniers jours d'Emmanuel Kant by Philippe Collin( visu )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
"Evocation des derniers jours d'Emmanuel Kant a Koenigsberg en 1804. Tentative de description de la vie de quelqu'un dont l'action est entierement tournee vers la pensee, la duree et la mise en equilibre d'une vision, d'une conception du monde, avec sa vie quotidienne
Contre l'oubli la trace des dictatures by Pierre Beuchot( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 15 libraries worldwide
The world of Aki Kaurismäki ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Acht films van de Finse regisseur (1957-)
La révolte des enfants by Gérard Poitou-Weber( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in French and held by 13 libraries worldwide
1847. We are in full industrial revolution. Closed-cropped-mound is 8 years old. It has been just condemned to 5 years of reformatory for the flight of a chicken. The countess Marie d'Ozeray is 30 years old. She is a journalist. They are not made to meet. However, they sat one opposite the other in a boat which leads them to Large-Island in Brittany. They will discover the 'paternal colony, ' liberal version of a bagne children from 8 to 16 years. The countess comes to make a report. The children, to obtain a little human dignity, prepare a revolt. The rigour and the control of the setting in scene been useful by judiciously selected interpreters contribute to the success of this first film on the ambitious and generous subject
Scardanelli ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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