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Schmitz, Oliver

Overview
Works: 45 works in 206 publications in 10 languages and 3,011 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Short films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Crime films  Documentary films  Legal films  Television mini-series  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Restager , Film editor, Scenarist, Actor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Oliver Schmitz
 
Most widely held works by Oliver Schmitz
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Mapantsula by Oliver Schmitz( Visual )

48 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-apartheid drama that looks at life in Johannesburg through the eyes of a black petty criminal
Life, above all by Khomotso Manyaka( Visual )

25 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Chanda learns of a rumor that has spread through her village near Johannesburg and forced her mother to flee. Sensing that the gossip stems from prejudice and superstition, Chanda leaves home and school to find her mother and discover the truth
In a time of violence( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in Zulu and English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story concerning changing values, violent cultural and political clashes and conflict among black families in Johannesburg, South Africa
The hangman : shepherds and butchers( Visual )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded South African lawyer takes on a prison guard's murder case
Mapantsula : the book by Oliver Schmitz( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hijack stories by Oliver Schmitz( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the mean streets of Soweto, carjacking is a way of life for Zama and his crew. For Sox, his old school friend, life could not be more different. Cash, success and a privileged upbringing set him a world apart. When an opportunity [arises] for Sox to try to land a part in a TV show - as a gangster - he calls on Zama to teach him the ways of the underworld."--Container
In a time of violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Bongani and Mpho, two young ANC "comrades" and lovers from Soweto. Bongani is the sole witness to a train massacre by Duma, a militant with the Zulu-supported Inkatha Freedom Party. Since Bongani was recognized, the couple is forced to take refuge in his uncle's apartment in Johannesburg
Türkisch für Anfänger : [der Film]( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all three seasons of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Turkish patchwork family
In a time of violence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode, Bongani disagres with the plan by Mpho and his other ANC "comrades" to purchase guns for a retaliatory raid against Inkatha supportes. Mpho finally managed to buy guns from Pedro but her relationship with Bongani becomes strained. When they part on a busy street, Bongani is kidnapped by an unmarked police car
In a time of violence( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At this third and final episode, Bongani is held secretly by Lieutenant Vissers who threatens to turn him over to Duma, the Inkatha thug, if he doesn't name ANC activists. But Bongani's friends and lawyer have identified the kidnap vehicle as a police car and bring pressure on the police. Visser's superior tel him that he must release Bongani
Fruits of defiance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes events in the Aug.-Sept. 1989 defiance campaign from the prespective of South African citizens in the Mannenberg area, of Cape Flats; the mass campaign and violent reaction of the police is interwoven with interviews of residents and marchers
Türkisch für Anfänger. Turkish for beginners by Edzard Onneken( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 12 episodes of the television series that centers around a German woman who is in a relationship with a Turkish police officer. He has a son and a daughter, and their mother is deceased. She likewise has a son and a daughter, and when they decide to move in together, there is much chaos and confusion, as cultures collide and love develops between the young Lena, and her stepbrother, Cem
Geliebtes Leben Jede Wahrheit braucht einen, der sie ausspricht( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die 12-jährige Chanda (Khomotso Manyaka) wächst in einfachen, aber liebevollen Verhältnissen im ländlichen Township Elandsdoorn in der südafrikanischen Provinz auf. Sie ist eine gute Schülerin und blickt zuversichtlich auf ihr Leben und ihre Zukunft. Doch Chandas Welt verändert sich schlagartig, als ihre einjährige Schwester Sara stirbt und kurz darauf ihr Stiefvater Jonah (Aubrey Poolo) verschwindet. Als auch noch ihre Mutter Lilian (Lerato Mvelase) schwer erkrankt, ist Chanda völlig auf sich gestellt und muss die Verantwortung für ihre zwei jüngeren Geschwister übernehmen. Aber die einst so zuvorkommende Nachbarschaft meidet die Familie zunehmend, und nur die unangenehm neugierige Mrs. Tafa (Harriet Manamela) mischt sich mehr ein, als Chanda lieb ist. Das Mädchen ahnt, dass alles mit der Krankheit ihrer Mutter und dem Tod ihrer Schwester zu tun haben könnte, aber niemand spricht offen mit ihr. Tabus, Geheimnisse und Angst sind allgegenwärtig. Da entschliesst sich Chanda gegen jede Regel, Fragen zu stellen und das Schweigen zu brechen
Türkisch für Anfänger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 25 to 36 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Türkisch patchwork family
Türkisch für Anfänger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 13 to 24 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Türkisch patchwork family
Rhythm & rights by Oliver Schmitz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic 13 part television series which explores the complexity of human rights issues as they unfold in a transitional democracy
Türkisch für Anfänger by Christian Ditter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains season 2, episodes 13-36 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Turkish patchwork family
La linea = The line by Cheryl Donegan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in Zulu and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the townships of Soweto and Hillbrow, this film tells the story of ordinary South Africans caught in the middle of violent events in a society that is rapidly changing. This drama shows that, despite warring factions, police brutality, and indiscriminate killings, people there still experience love, laughter, and, inevitably, tears
Türkisch für Anfänger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 37 to 52 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Türkisch patchwork family
 
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Oliver Schmitz cinéaste

Oliver Schmitz filmregisseur uit Zuid-Afrika

Oliver Schmitz regista e sceneggiatore sudafricano

Oliver Schmitz südafrikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmeditor und Drehbuchautor

Oliver Schmitz südafrikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Оливер Шмитц

الیور اشمیتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان اهل آفریقای جنوبی

オリヴァー・シュミッツ

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