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Berger, Christian 1945-

Overview
Works: 46 works in 195 publications in 8 languages and 4,007 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Survival films  Fantasy films  Filmed performances  Horror films  Concert films  Nonfiction films  Science fiction films 
Roles: Cinematographer, Photographer, Director, Author, Illustrator
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 by Michael Haneke( visu )
37 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
"On the eve of World War I, the quiet order of a small protestant village in Northern Germany is disturbed by a series of mysterious and inexplicable accidents. To the mounting concern of the villagers, the events persist, becoming increasingly sinister and taking on the character of a perverse punishment ritual. But who is responsible?" (container)
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( visu )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,012 libraries worldwide
Georges, who hosts a TV literary review, receives packages containing videos of himself with his family -- shot secretly from the street -- and alarming drawings whose meaning is obscure. He has no idea who may be sending them. Gradually, the footage on the tapes becomes more personal, suggesting that the sender has known Georges for some time. Georges feels a sense of menace hanging over him and his family but, as no direct threat has been made, the police refuse to help
La pianiste The piano teacher by Michael Haneke( visu )
49 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 683 libraries worldwide
Erika is a loner. A middle aged piano teacher of some repute, she is unmarried, living with her mother in a small apartment in Vienna, her days an unending round of conservatory students, rehearsals, and dinner in front of the television. Her sex life consists of visits to sex shops and voyeurism. When she becomes involved with a student who has become infatuated with her, she tries to share her obsessions with him--with tragic results
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( visu )
18 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 255 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 179 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 by János Szász( visu )
6 editions published in 2014 in 4 languages and held by 158 libraries worldwide
"Jugendliche Zwillingsbrüder werden Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs zu ihrer Großmutter aufs Land gebracht, wo man sie brutal misshandelt und ausnutzt. Die Jungen beschließen, sich ihrer Haut zu erwehren, indem sie sich durch rigorose Erziehungsmaßnahmen ertüchtigen und sich schmerzunempfindich machen, wodurch sie aber selbst zu Übeltätern werden, die die perversen Strukturen eines mörderischen Systems wiedergeben. Eine kongeniale Verfilmung des Romans von Ágota Kristóf mit ausdrucksvollen Bildkompositionen und einer meisterlichen Lichtführung. [...]" [film-dienst.de]
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 39 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. Based on Marlen Haushofer's novel The Wall
Kent Nagano conducts classical masterpieces. Symphony no. 3 in E flat major, op. 97 "The Rhenish" by Robert Schumann( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 29 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 )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
Schumann at Pier 2 : a concert film with Paavo Järvi and The Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen by Robert Schumann( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in 3 languages and held by 17 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 )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Raffl by Christian Berger( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 9 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
The symphonies by Johannes Brahms( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in No Linguistic Content and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Concerten, opgenomen in februari en oktober 1984 en oktober/november 1985 in de Musikverein van Wenen
Nachsaison by Wolfram Paulus( 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
Schumann at Pier2 ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Presents performances of Schumann's symphonies with a documentary film featuring rehearsal footage and commentary on the composer, the symphonies, and their interpretation
Michael-Haneke-Trilogie by Michael Haneke( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"The seventh continent" chronicles three years in the life of Georg, his wife Anna and their daughter Eva. In "Benny's video", 14-year-old Benny immerses himself in the unverse of violent movies, and events take a fatal turn when he re-enacts the focus of his video obsession--the shooting of a pig. "71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls" portrays a number of people and events, otherwise unconnected, in the lead up to a shooting spree undertaken by an Austrian student
5 films de Michael Haneke by Michael Haneke( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Words to image : the writer as Hollywood actor by Christian Berger( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Symphonies ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 3 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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