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Berger, Christian 1945-

Overview
Works: 53 works in 194 publications in 8 languages and 3,980 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Romance films  Film adaptations  Survival films  Fantasy films  Horror films  Science fiction films  Filmed performances  Documentary films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Director, Author, Illustrator, fmd, Other, Author of screenplay
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Christian Berger
Publications by Christian Berger
Most widely held works by Christian Berger
Das weisse Band : eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = White Ribbon by Michael Haneke( visu )
33 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,450 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
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( visu )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,009 libraries worldwide
"Georges, journaliste littéraire, reçoit des vidéos - filmées clandestinement depuis la rue - où on le voit avec sa famille, ainsi que des dessins inquiétants et difficiles à interpréter. Il n'a aucune idée de l'identité de l'expéditeur. Peu à peu, le contenu des cassettes devient plus personnel, ce qui laisse soupçonner que l'expéditeur connaît Georges depuis longtemps. Ce dernier sent qu'une menace pèse sur lui et sur sa famille, mais comme cette menace n'est pas explicite, la police lui refuse son aide..."[source : jaquette]
La pianiste = The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( visu )
43 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 678 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
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( visu )
13 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 205 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
Benny's video by Michael Haneke( visu )
11 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in German and French and held by 181 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
The Notebook = A nagy füzet ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in Hungarian and English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Towards the end of World War II, people in big cities are at the mercy of air raids and death by starvation. A desperate young mother leaves her thirteen-year-old twin sons at their grandmother's house in the country, despite the fact that this grandmother is a cruel and bestial alcoholic. The villagers call her the Witch because she is rumored to have poisoned her husband long ago. Previously pampered, the twins must learn how to survive alone in their new, rural surroundings
Der gläserne Blick ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A man's body has washed ashore. Police detective Pinto finds a video camera in a nearby parked car, on tape a young woman apparently unaware of being filmed. Pinto later finds the young woman and an interrogation begins, but her explanations only give rise to more confusion. A murder mystery unravels as the detective puts the pieces together revealing a tale of love, betrayal, multiple women and a trail of events that seem more like fiction than reality
Die Wand by Julian Roman Pölsler( visu )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in German and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A woman vacationing in the Austrian mountains discovers that she is separated from all human contact by an invisible barrier. With her loyal dog Lynx as her sole companion she undergoes an inward journey of growth and transcendence
Kent Nagano conducts classical masterpieces. Symphony no. 3 in E flat major, op. 97 "The Rhenish" by Robert Schumann( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Interviews with Kent Nagano and the musicians are combined with footage of the orchestra in rehearsal. Animated sequences portray episodes from Schumann's life. Includes concert recording of the Symphony no. 3 made at the Philharmonic Hall, Berlin
Words to image : the writer as Hollywood actor, 1930-1990 : a film reference book by Christian Berger( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Schumann at Pier 2 : a concert film with Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen by Robert Schumann( visu )
5 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Contains excerpts from rehearsals, Järvi's comments on the works, biographical information about the composer, as well as the musicians demonstrating salient passages and explaining their interpretation
The highest level : Prokofiev 3 & Bartók 2 : the creation of an extraordinary recording ( visu )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The symphonies by Robert Schumann( visu )
3 editions published in 2012 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Raffl ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Raffl is an indebted mountain farmer, living with his mentally ill wife and his foster-daughter, who despises him. He happens upon the hideout of Andreas Hofer and he hopes to reap the bounty on his head
Nachsaison ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A masseur at a health resort finds that he does not earn enough to provide a decent life for his family, but earns too much to give up his job entirely. As he sinks into alcoholism and unemployment, he finds an opportunity to become the masseur for a young, sick dancer
By the sea by Angelina Jolie( visu )
4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Turkish and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A married couple takes a vacation in France in the 1970s and find that their time in a sleepy seaside town, complete with a unique array of locals, strengthens their bond and reaffirms their marriage
Schumann at Pier2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Paavo Järvi : Schumann at Pier 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen present their vision of Schumann's four symphonies. In addition to the live recording of the concerts, the production also features a documentary which portrays the origin and development of the project. "We want to show ourselves as we make music", says Järvi, reflecting the ensemble's pedagogical mission to make classical music accessible to the young. Watch this documentary on medici.tv. Schumann as he has never been heard before! This and nothing else was the goal of Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen in the realization of their Schumann project; and according to the press and the audience there's no doubt that they've achieved their aim. After their internationally celebrated Beethoven cycle, this truly unique orchestra and its extraordinary principal conductor have now elaborated their vision of the artistic wealth of the Schumann symphonies. As the press wrote, "the symphonies seem to be newly born out of the spirit of dance, out of motion itself. Järvi's Schumann is above all played with tremendous excitement and enthusiasm" In a word: "The Bremen dream team under Järvi has just landed another major coup. As for Schumann, there is no way around the Kammerphilharmonie". As was to be expected of Paavo Järvi and the Kammerphilharmonie, this production features not only a simple concert recording. An extensive documentary provides insights into the origin and development of the project: "Schumann at Pier2" contains excerpts from rehearsals, comments on the works and their interpretation by Paavo Järvi, biographical information on Schumann, scenes featuring orchestral musicians (section leaders) demonstrating important passages and providing explanations on various facets of performance and interpretation. "We want to show ourselves as we make music", says Järvi. The concert recording also unfolded in an unconventional manner: in harmony with the ensemble's pedagogical mission to make classical music accessible to the young -- the orchestra rehearses in a school in an underprivileged Bremen neighborhood and was awarded a national prize for their work with youths -, the production took place at "Pier 2", a former storage building in the port of Bremen that is now used as a club and theater. The orchestra performed before a young audience on a specially designed stage, which also reflects the workshop character of the project
El listón blanco = The white ribbon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Inexplicables acontecimientos perturban la tranquila vida de un pueblo protestante en el norte de Alemania en 1913, justo antes de la Primera Guerra Mundial. Un cable que provoca una terrible caída al médico del pueblo, un granero que se quema, alguien que aparece salvajemente torturado ... ¿Quién está detrás de todo esto?
Il nastro bianco ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Christian Berger Austrian cinematographer
Christian Berger direttore della fotografia austriaco
Christian Berger Oostenrijks filmregisseur
Κρίστιαν Μπέργκερ
Кристиан Бергер
כריסטיאן ברגר
كريستيان بيرغر
کریستیان برگر
クリスティアン・ベルガー
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