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Löwitsch, Klaus 1936-2002

Overview
Works: 149 works in 394 publications in 7 languages and 3,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Television adaptations  Made-for-TV movies  War films  Science fiction television programs  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Author, Other, Narrator, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Klaus Löwitsch
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

89 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 945 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman, separated from her husband, has a sequence of lovers and strives for material wealth by manipulating others in post-war Germany
Welt am Draht = World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

43 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, Fred Stiller, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy. At risk? Virtual reality. Originally made for German television, the recently rediscovered three-and-a-half-hour labyrinth is a satiric and surreal look at the weird world of tomorrow from one of cinema's kinkiest geniuses. It's a gloriously paranoid, boundlessly inventive take on the future from German wunderkind Rainer Werner Fassbinder
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema
Händler der vier Jahreszeiten = The merchant of four seasons by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This despairing yet mordantly funny film charts the decline of a self-destructive former policeman and war veteran struggling to make ends meet for his family by working as a fruit vendor
Despair by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hermann Hermann, a Russian emigrant and successful chocolate magnate, starts to experience hallucinations. One day, he meets Felix and is sure that this man is his doppelganger. His delusional thinking leads him to hatch a plan to relieve him of his mental anguish
Was tun, wenn's brennt? = What to do in case of fire?( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in German and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When a twenty-year-old bomb explodes in an abandoned mansion in modern-day Berlin, the evidence points to a notorious late 1980's anarchist group. As the police start looking for them, the six former rebels reunite for the first time in 12 years to come up with a plan to protect themselves. But sparks fly when the group must reconcile their youthful ideals with their new lives and pick up the pieces of the relationships they left behind." [box cover note]
Pioneers in Ingolstadt( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in German and English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of young German recruits are on assignment to build a wooden bridge in the town of Ingolstadt. The young men seek relief from boredom with alcohol use, acts of brutality and sexual escapades with the local women
Gotcha!( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Moore is a shy college sophomore who scores big at Gotcha, his school's mock assassination game. While traveling in Europe, he meets the woman of his dreams, who turns out to be an international spy
Night crossing by Delbert Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, Night Crossing chronicles the perils of two East German families as they attempt to cross over the Berlin Wall and escape to the freedom of the West in a hot-air balloon
Cross of iron by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cross of Iron" follows a platoon of retreating German soldiers on the post-Stalingrad Eastern Front in 1943, as they are overrun in a Soviet armored assault and trapped behind enemy lines. Sgt. Steiner is a bitter but resourceful vet whose only concern is for his men. Captain Stransky is a smug wealthy Prussian aristocrat who yearns to win the Iron Cross and will stop at nothing--short of actually exposing himself to combat--to get it. During an attack on their compound Stransky cowers in the bunker, but reports that he led the counterattack. Steiner refuses to confirm that to the colonel, so Stransky schemes to eliminate the platoon by leaving them stranded on the field. For Steiner and his men, there are no illusions--just the dim hope of helping each other to somehow survive the carnage
Schatten der Engel = Shadow of angels( Visual )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A very beautiful prostitute is having trouble finding clients. On meeting a rich real estate investor, she finds she has a new talent, just talking with her clients. This enables her to be the most successful prostitute in town. Slowly, her listening to her clients' dark troubles and gulilty secrets is taking its toll on her becoming more depressed and finding life to difficult to endure. Then, when her pimp leaves her for another man, she finds herself surround by treachery and despair, and wonders whether she should keep living
Essential Eastwood( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where eagles dare: Commandos charged with freeing a U.S. general from an Alpine fortress should trust nothing -- including their own search-and-rescue orders
Le mariage de Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Braun épouse Hermann Braun en 1943. Le lendemain, le jeune époux part pour le front et l'on annonce bien plus tard la nouvelle de son décès à Maria qui n'y croit pas. A la Libération, Maria devient entraîneuse
Die Ehe der Maria Braun : Roman by Gerhard Zwerenz( )

8 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als Maria und Herrmann Braun im vierten Jahr des Zweiten Weltkriegs in einer hastigen Zeremonie getraut werden, verbringen sie nur einen halben Tag und eine Nacht zusammen, bevor Herrmann an die Ostfront zurück muss. Bei Kriegsende gilt er als vermisst. In einer Bar, die für Deutsche "off limits" ist, lernt Maria den Afroamerikaner Bill kennen. Später wird sie sagen: "Meinen Mann liebe ich, Bill habe ich lieb gehabt." Ein Heimkehrer bringt ihr die Nachricht von Herrmanns Tod. Doch eines Tages steht der Totgesagte vor der Tür. Als er Maria in Bills Armen findet, schlägt er auf sie ein. Bill versucht einzugreifen. Maria erträgt Herrmanns demütigende Situation nicht und schlägt Bill mit einer Flasche nieder. Vor Gericht übernimmt Herrmann die Schuld am Tod des amerikanischen Soldaten, und während er im Gefängnis sitzt, versucht Maria für das spätere gemeinsame Leben zu sorgen. Sie lernt den Industriellen Karl Oswald kennen und wird auf ihre Weise Teil des wirtschaftlichen Aufstiegs der BRD
Klaus Löwitsch : Asche auf der Seele by Hans-Dieter Schütt( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El matrimonio de María Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in German and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

María y Herman se casan poco antes de que este sea enviado al frente ruso. Al final de la guerra le declaran desaparecido y María tiene que sobrevivir
El Mercader de las cuatro estaciones( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in German and Spanish and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un antiguo legionario alemán a su vuelta a casa, tropieza con la presencia de cuatro mujeres que, irán pautando la sucesión de situaciones que conducirán al protagonista a una destrucción lenta pero inevitable
The BRD trilogy( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fassbinder's Bundesrepublick Deutschland trilogy comprises three of his most celebrated films which chart West Germany's post-war economic miracle through the lives of three distinct women. Connected by the ambition and strength they each manage to muster in Germany's darkest hour, the three films together mark the crowning achievement of a filmmaker whose short career was one of the most impressive and prolific the world has ever seen"--Container cover
Die Pension Grillparzer (Hörbuch) eine Bärengeschichte by John Irving( Recording )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exil( Visual )

4 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his journalist father is kidnapped in Haiti, Samuel flees to the United States hoping to find his mother. Travelling from Miami to Montreal, he encounters many living on the fringes of North American society
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria BraunThe BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola
Alternative Names
Klaus Löwitsch acteur allemand

Klaus Löwitsch actor alemán

Klaus Löwitsch actor alemany

Klaus Löwitsch attore tedesco

Klaus Löwitsch deutscher Schauspieler

Klaus Löwitsch Duits acteur

Klaus Löwitsch German actor

Loewitsch Klaus 1936-2002

Κλάους Λέβιτς

Клаус Лёвич немецкий актёр

קלוס לוביטש שחקן גרמני

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The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola