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Seitz, Franz

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Most widely held works by Franz Seitz
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum( Visual )

18 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 243 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
Die Blechtrommel = Tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2016 in German and Spanish and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Matzerath, a self-made dwarf, narrates this story of modern society--Germany from the turn of the century through the Nazi era--from a child's point of view
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg by Hans W Geissendörfer( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in German and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks, but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Die Blechtrommel = Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in German and Italian and held by 147 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)
Doktor Faustus : ein Film von Franz Seitz nach dem Roman von Thomas Mann by Franz Seitz( Book )

7 editions published in 1982 in German and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn by Franz Seitz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of a composer who sells his soul to Satan to ensure his own creativity, but finds he cannot keep to his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships and his closest friends die as a result
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in German and English and held by 84 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
The Thomas Mann collection( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novels are brought to life in this 7-disc collection, which pays tribute to Mann's most celebrated and famous works. Buddenbrooks: A sweeping tale of the rise and fall of a wealthy merchant family torn between loyalty and personal freedom. Doktor Faustus: Driven by a single-minded search for a totally new musical idiom, composer Adrian Leverkühn makes a pact with the devil with a very high price, the total renunciation of love and the gradual deterioration of the mind and body. The magic mountain: Hans Castorp, son of a distinguished Hamburg family, spends seven years in a Swiss sanatorium. Drawn to the hermetic society, he receives an erotic and philosophical initiation but abruptly leaves at the launch of the Great War to learn true life experience and responsibility
Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrian Leverkühn is a passionate composer who decides to make a pact with the devil in order to create a new musical idiom. Years of acclaim follow, but the price that he must pay for his success is higher than he could possibly imagine. When he cannot keep his bargain to refrain from all close human relationships, his closest friends begin to die as a result
Vitamine und Hormone und ihre technische Darstellung by Hellmut Bredereck( Book )

in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Föderalismus und Gesellschaftsordnung : Umrisse einer Philosophie des Föderalismus by Franz Seitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Tambor de hojalata by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

15 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in Spanish and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El día de su tercer cumpleaños es una fecha determinante en la vida de Oskar. No sólo es el día en que toma la decisión de dejar de crecer, sino que recibe su primer tambor de hojalata, objeto que habrá de convertirse en compañero inseparable para el resto de sus días
Tonio Kröger by Thomas Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tonio is a young man torn between contradictory desires and emotions. He is attracted to both the bourgeois world, with all its securities and luxuries, and the carefree passionate existence ; between observing life from a distance and plunging directly into living
Die Blechtrommel( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles Danzig in the 1920s and 1930s and the life of Oskar, an unusual boy who decides to stop growing at the age of three. He shuts out the changing world he does not like with his drum and defends himself with his glass-shattering voice
Die Leibesübungen der alten Griechen und ihre Einwirkung auf Geist und Charakter der Nation by Franz Seitz( Book )

5 editions published between 1871 and 1872 in German and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der junge Törless = Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1966 and 2016 in German and English and held by 14 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
Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

11 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in French and German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Né à Dantzig, en 1924, Oscar, enfant d'une étonnante précocité, décide à 3 ans de ne plus grandir. Une chute volontaire dans une cave met ainsi un terme à sa croissance physique. Sans jamais se séparer du tambour reçu pour son troisième anniversaire, il va être le témoin, l'acteur et parfois même la victime des tragédies qui bouleverseront l'Europe jusqu'au lendemain de la seconde guerre mondiale ..."--Verso du conteneur
Erfolg : nach dem Roman von Lion Feuchtwanger by Daniel Heiz( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unordnung und frühes Leid nach der Erzählung von Thomas Mann( Visual )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2003 in German and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het Duitsland van 1923 wordt beheerst door inflatie, werkloosheid en de dreigende voortekenen van een veranderende samenleving. De Münchener professor geschiedenis Abel Cornelius kan er maar niet aan wennen
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian Leverkühn The Thomas Mann collection
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Die BlechtrommelThomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der ZauberbergDoktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnThe tin drumThe Thomas Mann collectionThomas Mann's Doktor Faustus : Bilder aus dem Leben des deutschen Tonsetzers Adrian LeverkühnDie Blechtrommel
Alternative Names
Franz Seitz attore tedesco

Franz Seitz Jr. acteur allemand

Franz Seitz Jr. actor alemán

Franz Seitz Jr. däitsche Filmregisseur

Franz Seitz Jr. Film producer, Screenwriter

Franz Seitz junior deutscher Filmproduzent, Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Franz Seitz junior Duits acteur

Franz Seitz junior Düütscher Schauspeler

Laforet, Georg, 1920-2006

Laforet, Georg 1921-2006

Франц Зайтц немецкий кинопродюсер, кинорежиссёр и сценарист

فرانز سايتس الابن

자이츠, 프란츠 1920-2006

Languages
German (140)

Spanish (16)

French (6)

English (5)

Italian (1)