WorldCat Identities

Sorbas, Elga

Overview
Works: 37 works in 120 publications in 3 languages and 1,154 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Gangster films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  Crime films  Action and adventure films  Military history  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Costume designer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Elga Sorbas
Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

25 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in German and English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows an aimless group of young friends who loiter about their Munich, Germany flat, smoking, drinking coffee, and having casual sex. When a Greek immigrant moves in, intolerance and jealousy soon follows
American soldier by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

38 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fassbinder's homage to American gangster movies. Ricky, i professional killer, is hired by 3 Munich policemen upon his return to Germany from America. He visits family, meets up with friends, and drops by old haunts, all the while carrying out his kills without hesitation of emotion. Upon completion of all his assignments, Ricky finds himself in a shoo-out with the cops who hired him
Händler der vier Jahreszeiten = Merchant of four seasons( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 174 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
Der amerikanische Soldat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Merchant of four seasons( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 29 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
Katzelmacher( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of male and female friends spend their days outside their Munich apartment smoking cigarrettes, drinking coffee and sleeping with each other. Their lives take an interesting turn when a Greek immigrant moves in and evokes extremely hostile reactions from the men in the group who beat him up when he begins dating one of the German women
Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of male and female friends spend their days outside their Munich apartment smoking cigarrettes, drinking coffee and sleeping with each other. Their lives take an interesting turn when a Greek immigrant moves in and evokes extremely hostile reactions from the men in the group who beat him up when he begins dating one of the German women
Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Book )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rote Sonne by Rudolf Thome( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The plot depicts a group of young women that decide to kill their boyfriends if they insist on a relationship lasting longer than five days
El Soldado americano( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in German and Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama. Intriga. Cine negro / SINOPSIS: En una habitación cerrada, tres hombres juegan al póquer. Son policías y acaban de contratar a un asesino a sueldo para que mate a unos criminales con los que la justicia no consigue acabar. Medio alemán y medio norteamericano, veterano de la Guerra de Vietnam, Ricky es un granuja que se refugió en Estados Unidos huyendo de la justicia alemana. Realiza fríamente los encargos de asesinato antes de encontrarse con Franz Walsh, amigo de la infancia con el que evoca los recuerdos de juegos del pasado. (FILMAFFINITY)
The gangster films( Visual )

2 editions published in 1970 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three of RW Fassbinder's early works united together in a single release. each reworking the gangster "noir" genre, à la the French New Wave, these three Fassbinder films are some of the most interesting and intriguing of the New German Cinema movement
Der amerikanische Soldat( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the very beginning of his incandescent career, the New German Cinema enfant terrible Rainer Werner Fassbinder refused to play by the rules. His politically charged, experimental first films were influenced by the work of the antiteater, an avant-garde stage troupe that he had helped form in Munich. Collected her are five of those fascinating and confrontational works: Love is Colder than Death; Katzelmacher; Gods of the Plague; The American Soldier; and Beware of a Holy Whore
On society( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Satan's brew : An unsuccessful, frustrated writer develops megalomaniacal delusions about his own talents. Unable to write enough to keep his publisher's royalty advances coming, he seeks out a woman he imagines is a prostitute and interviews her and then takes a look at the "gay scene," where he quickly becomes a celebrity
Katzelmacher( )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Katzelmacher ein Film von Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aufforderung zum Tanz by Carl Maria von Weber( Visual )

2 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the Ruhr district of Germany, this witty, insightful and action-packed tale ia about Theo, a never-say-die petty con man. Theo has a weakness for taking big chances with the last of his money, a penchant that often gets him into trouble. First made for television, it was soon screened in local theaters and was to spawn further movies staring Westernhagen, including Theo gegen den Rest der Welt
Der amerikanische Soldat( )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rio das Mortes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fassbinder's 8th film, made for television, which parodies the German obsession with the "exotic", a pair of hapless Munich dreamers who work in dead-end jobs with no prospects for the future decide to leave Germany in search of a buried treasure they believe to be hidden in the Rio das Mortes area of Peru (their ignorance underlined by the fact that the actual Rio das Mortes is located in Brazil, not Peru). However, the fiance of one of the friends, who has humored their plan, just wants to get married and threatens to shoot them both if they embark on this childish adventure
Katzelmacher( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Elga Sorbas actrice allemande

Elga Sorbas actriz alemana

Elga Sorbas attrice tedesca

Elga Sorbas däitsch Schauspillerin

Elga Sorbas Deutsche Schauspielerin

Elga Sorbas Duits actrice

Elga Sorbas düütsche Schauspelersche

Elga Sorbas German actress

Elga Sorbas tysk skådespelare

Elga Sorbas tysk skodespelar

Elga Sorbas tysk skuespiller

Эльга Зорбас немецкая актриса

Эльга Сорбас немецкая актриса

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