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Wega Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 38 works in 151 publications in 4 languages and 5,776 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Personal narratives  Biography  War films  Horror films  Comedy films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Wega Film (Firm)
Publications by Wega Film (Firm)
Most widely held works by Wega Film (Firm)
Amour by Michael Haneke( visu )
14 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 1,545 libraries worldwide
"Georges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers enjoying life in their eighties. However, Anne suddenly has a stroke at breakfast and their lives are never the same. That incident begins Anne's harrowingly steep physical and mental decline as Georges attempts to care for her at home as she wishes."--IMDb
Caché = Hidden by Michael Haneke( visu )
15 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
"This utterly compelling psychological thriller from Michael Haneke - one of cinema's most daring, original and controversial directors - stars Daniel Auteuil as Georges, a television presenter who begins to recieive mysterious and alarming packages containing covertly filmed videos of himself and his family. To the mounting consternation of Georges and his wife (Juliette Binoche) the footage on the tapes - which arrive wrapped in drawings of disturbingly violent images - becomes increasingly personal, and sinister anonymous phone calls are made. Convinced he knows the identity of the person responsible, Georges embarks on a rash and impulsive course of action that throws up some unpleasant facts about his past and leads to shockingly unexpected consequences -- Container
The Pianist by Roman Polanski( visu )
25 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in French and German and held by 826 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
Funny games by Michael Haneke( visu )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
A pair of polite, bland-ish German teenagers approach a woman, her husband and son at their lakeside summer cottage. It soon becomes apparent that the young men have no intention of leaving. When the husband tries to throw them out, physical violence erupts, and the family is held captive. What ensues is a series of disturbing and sadistic 'games' initiated by the sociopathic pair, with Georg, Anna and Georgie the unwilling participants
Das Schloss = The castle by Rob Sitch( visu )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 300 libraries worldwide
K. arrives at an isolated village to take up his position as a land surveyor for officials at the Castle. No one will confirm or deny his appointment, and his attempts to approach and appeal to Castle officials are met with indifference, obstinacy, and bureaucratic red tape. K. has status but no position, two dolts for assistants, the forlorn barmaid Frieda as a fiancée, and arguments with everyone. An icy blizzard blows unendingly, immeasurable time passes, and K. trudges repeatedly back and forth, waiting for the smallest scrap of information or news from the Castle, that they have need of him, or at least recognition of his existence
71 Fragmente einer Chronologie des Zufalls by Michael Haneke( visu )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in German and held by 286 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
When Santa fell to Earth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
With two weeks left until Christmas, the last thing Ben and Charlotte expected is for Santa to crash-land his sleigh in their town! Santa has just escaped the villainous Gerold Geronimous Goblynch, recently named the new head of the Great Christmas Council. Goblynch's wicked ways have broken Christmas Land's joyous spirit, and he's threatened to turn Santa to ice and banish him from Christmas Land forever!
Der siebente Kontinent = The seventh continent by Michael Haneke( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in German and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Georg and his wife Anna realize how monotonous and isolated their lives are when their daughter Eva, in a desperate attempt to get attention, suddenly pretends to be blind. The family decides to break with their routine and plans to emigrate to Australia. This film is a stark look at lives severed from feelings
Benny's video by Michael Haneke( visu )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in German and held by 228 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
Le temps du loup = Time of the wolf by Michael Haneke( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and held by 179 libraries worldwide
"An extremely timely and prescient piece of social commentary, Time of the Wolf follows a family's difficult journey immediately after an unknown apocalyptic event. Haneke never tells us what happened, or where, or when, but instead puts us directly into the terrifying aftermath, with all of its confusion, uncertainty, and danger. As all social laws and codes are suddenly overturned, Heneke asks us to find our own way through. Time of the Wolf is Haneke's most intense film, and also his most hopeful."--Container
My mother's courage by Michael Verhoeven( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
Elsa is an outgoing woman who tackles her daily tasks cheerfully. Even when she is arrested for deportation, her unquestioning cooperation and inability to consider a montrously horrific reality demonstrate how millions of people were manipulated to their doom. Equally obedient, the German officers have their orders to follow. The true account of the deportation of over 4,000 Jews to Auschwitz in July of 1944, and how one mother's simple act of quiet defiance evaded deportation to Auschwitz - and certain death
Das weisse Band : eine deutsche Kindergeschichte = White Ribbon by Michael Haneke( visu )
12 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in German and English and held by 122 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 may be led by the local pastor's daughter
König der Diebe by Ivan Fila( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Two amateur circus kids from a poor Ukrainian village, ten-year-old Barbu and his sister Mimma, are sold to a circus artist called Caruso who promises them a career in the West. Caruso smuggles them to Berlin and separates them from each other. Mimma is sold to prostitution, while Barbu is taught to snatch purses together with an older Albanian boy Marcel. Barbu finds out about Mimma's fate and decides to free her from the brothel
To Meteoro vima tou pelargou ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Greek, Modern [1453- ] and held by 34 libraries worldwide
On the Greek border a steady stream of refugees flows on a perpetual basis. Reporter Gregory Karr believes that he's spotted a familiar face among the anonymous throngs. It is a politician who has long been missing and assumed dead
Mutters Courage by Michael Verhoeven( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in German and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Based on the authentic story of Elsa Tabori, whose dramatist son George Tabaria also wrote a stage version of it. During the German occupation in summer 1944, a woman who has been deported by the Nazis escapes annihilation in a concentration camp through her courage
Der Besuch der alten Dame eine tragische Komödie in drei Akten by Friedrich Dürrenmatt( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A wealthy older woman returns to her native village to offer its townspeople a large sum of money in return for killing her former lover
Müllers Büro ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Two private detectives find themselves entangled in criminal and sexual adventures, in a film that blends crime drama, comedy and musical styles
Heimkehr der Jäger ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
This film is a black comedy about Franz (Ulrich Tukur), a recently divorced man who has a keen appreciation for beauty. He's an artist who loves the paintings that hang in the gallery where he works, and he takes comfort in the unspoiled vistas of the countryside. But Franz lives in the city, where pollution, noise, construction, and urban sprawl are a familiar part of the landscape. One day Franz snaps, and he begins lashing out violently at the world. He soon comes to the realization that it's a war he cannot win
Meine liebe Republik ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"As a child Friedrich Zawrel was a victim of the evil Nazi system; as part of their racial cleansing program he was imprisoned, tortured and almost murdered. He survived all that. But when the Nazi dictatorship was over, and Friedrich Zawrel sought his fortune in the new Second Republic which had been created in Austria, he found himself confronted once again by the evil spirits of his past--in the shape of the former Nazi doctor Heinrich Gross."--ImdB.com
Der kopf des Mohren ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 4 libraries worldwide
"A family man slowly becomes dangerously obsessive and paranoid in this grim Austrian drama that contains a graphically violent ending. As the story begins, George, an engineer who works at a science facility, has a normal happy life with his wife and kids. They are in the process of building a new house when George learns that a nearby chemical plant has been leaking dangerous gas into the air. This causes George to begin suffering from terrifying hallucinations. His paranoia increases every time he hears another report of violence, crime, war, or any other social problems on the news."--website
 
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Wega-Film
Wega Film Produktion.
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