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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schondorff( Visual )

169 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 3,005 WorldCat member 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( Visual )

80 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Novelist Gunter Grass assisted in this brilliant film adaptation of his groundbreaking novel, which depicts the horrors of two world wars in Germany via the brazen gaze of a very special young boy. Frustrated by the lies and hypocrisies that surround him, three yera-old Oskar resorts to breaking glass with his shrill voice and banging relentlessly on his tin drum. With the fascists rising-up in his Polish-German hometown of Danzig, and the events leading up to the onslaught of Nazism coming to a head. Oskar is determined to boycott the adult world and remain a child forever"--Container
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

88 editions published between 1975 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In less than twenty-four hours, a young woman's life is completely changed. Accused of harboring a criminal revolutionary, she will not cooperate with the authorities
The handmaid's tale by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

81 editions published between 1989 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 956 WorldCat member 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 Stille nach dem Schuss = The legend of Rita by Volker Schlondorff( Visual )

69 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political thriller set in the last years of the Cold War, loosely based on the Baader-Meinhof gang. The film recounts the story of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group who goes into hiding under an assumed identity in East Germany when the group disbands
Der neunte Tag = The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

34 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in German and English and held by 482 WorldCat member 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
Diplomatie by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

36 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member 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
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in German and French and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of a aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
The handmaid's tale( Visual )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the not-so-distant future, strong-willed and beautiful Kate possesses a precious commodity that most women have lost and most men want to control: fertility. Forced into a brain-washing boot camp that turns fertile women into surrogate mothers for social-elite men and their infertile wives, Kate thinks she's made out well when she's assigned to an eminent party leader. But when she learns that he's sterile, she's faced with an impossible choice: produce him an heir or die
Die Blechtrommel = Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

128 editions published between 1978 and 2021 in 7 languages and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dantzig, 1924. Le petit Oscar, enfant surdoué, voit le jour. Dès sa naissance, il trouve en face de lui deux pères possibles : l'un, Alfred, un allemand, époux légitime de sa mère, l'autre, Jan, un polonais, l'amant de celle-ci. Ne voulant pas accéder au monde des adultes, qui le répugne, Oscar décide de mettre fin à sa croissance. Tapi dans son enfance comme dans une cachette, une armure inviolable, Oscar devient un témoin attentif et railleur de tout ce qui se passe autour de lui. A ras du sol, il commente et ponctue de ses roulements de tambour une histoire qui est celle de sa famille, de sa ville natale et celle aussi de ce voisin redoutable qui terrifie et fascine ses compatriotes: le grand Reich allemand... (jaquette)
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

33 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to gauge the spirit of West Germany in the autumn of 1977. Draws its title and some of its inspiration from a satire written by Heinrich Heine in 1844 attacking the monarchy, German philistinism and politics and the tendency of the fragmented German peoples to revere the Middle Ages. This compilation, supervised by Kluge, of the work of twelve filmmakers in sixteen segments, is similarly wide ranging in its attack and incorporates both staged and found material
Der junge Törless = Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

50 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate--until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
Un amour de Swann = Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member 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
Die Brücke = the bridge by Bernhard Wicki( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 309 WorldCat member 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
Ogre by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member 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
Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

14 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate, until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman : includes Private conversations by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a salesman: a social drama about an aging traveling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and commits suicide
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

62 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 272 WorldCat member 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
A gathering of old men by Ernest J Gaines( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member 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
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
 
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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum Die Blechtrommel
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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drumDie verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina BlumThe handmaid's taleDer Fangschuss = Coup de graceDeutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumnDer junge Törless = Young TörlessArthur Miller's Death of a salesman : includes Private conversationsDie Blechtrommel
Alternative Names
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Φόλκερ Σλέντορφ Γερμανός σκηνοθέτης, σεναριογράφος και παραγωγός

Фолькер Шлёндорф немецкий кинематографист

Фолькер Шльондорф

Шлёндорф, Фолькер 1939-

Ֆոլկեր Շլյոնդորֆ

פולקר שלונדורף

فولكر شلوندورف

فولکر شلوندورف کارگردان آلمانی

ფოლკერ შლონდორფი

슐렌도르프, 폴커 1939-

슐뢴도르프, 폴커 1939-

폴커 슐뢴도르프

シュレンドルフ, フォルカー

フォルカー・シュレンドルフ

沃克·施隆多夫

沃克·施隆多夫 德国电影导演

沃克・雪朗道夫

Languages
German (592)

English (315)

French (71)

Spanish (22)

Italian (8)

Chinese (1)

Swedish (1)

Polish (1)

Dutch (1)