WorldCat Identities

Gedeck, Martina

Works: 434 works in 1,079 publications in 8 languages and 10,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  History  Spy films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Survival films  Fantasy films  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Actor, Narrator, Speaker, Performer, Other, Creator, Contributor, Interviewee, Singer, Author of introduction, Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Martina Gedeck
Das Leben der Anderen = The lives of others by Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck( Visual )

98 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 2,490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1984 East Berlin simple surveillance assignment: Capt. Gerd Wiesler, a Stasi officer and a specialist in surveillance, has been assigned to keep an eye on Georg Dreyman, a respected playwright, and his actress girlfriend, Christa-Maria Sieland. Though Dreyman is known to associate with blacklisted director Albert Jerska, a known dissident, Dreyman's record is spotless. Wiesler discovers that Minister Hempf has an ulterior motive in spying on this seemingly upright citizen. Wiesler's sympathies shift from the government to its people - or at least to this one particular person
The good shepherd by Robert De Niro( Visual )

14 editions published between 720 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward, the only witness to his father's suicide and a member of the Skull and Bones Society while a student at Yale, is a morally upright young man who values honor and discretion. These are the qualities that help him become recruited for a career in the newly founded Office of Strategic Services (CIA). While working there, his ideals gradually turn to suspicion influenced by the Cold War paranoia present within the office. Eventually, he becomes an influential veteran operative, while his distrust of everyone around him increases. His dedication to his work does not come without a price though, leading him to sacrifice his ideals and eventually his family
Mostly Martha by Sandra Nettelbeck( Visual )

34 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,091 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

AMartha is the chef who fusses and obsesses over each dish before it leaves the kitchen. The demands of her job and her natural shyness keep her from meeting new people. When her sister suddenly dies, Martha adopts Lina, her eight-year-old niece, completely changing both lives. Martha gets unexpected help from Mario, Martha's hunky new sous chef, who is not only a whiz on the chopping block but knows sundry magic tricks and jokes to keep Lina's spirits afloat. Just as Martha starts to grow attached to the girl, Lina's erratic father shows up demanding that he take her back to Italy with him
The Baader Meinhof complex by Bernd Eichinger( Visual )

31 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and English and held by 847 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the early years of violent left-wing terrorist network the Red Army Faction, which organised bombings, kidnappings and murders throughout Germany in the 1970s
Die Wand by Julian Roman Pölsler( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman vacationing in the Austrian mountains discovers that she is separated from all human contact by an invisible barrier. With her loyal dog Lynx as her sole companion she undergoes an inward journey of growth and transcendence
Night train to Lisbon by Jeremy Irons( Visual )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
Songs and letters by Robert Schumann( )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Das Lied der triumphierenden Liebe by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev( )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein Sommernachtstraum = A midsummer night's dream by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gesamtaufnahme der Bühnenmusik
Der Baader Meinhof Komplex = La bande à Baader by Uli Edel( Visual )

24 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans un contexte d'agitation sociale et de révolte contre la guerre du Vietnam, de jeunes militants allemands basculent dans la lutte armée au début des années 70. Sous la direction d'Andreas Baader et d'Ulrike Meinhof, une journaliste qui s'engage à ses côtés, le Groupe fraction Armée Rouge commet une série d'attentats sanglants à travers l'Allemagne de l'Ouest. Face à cette guérilla révolutionnaire, le chef de la police Horst Herold ne veut pas céder à la panique et entreprend de traquer méthodiquement les membres de la bande à Baader..." (Source : jaquette)
Viehjud Levi = Jew-boy Levi by Didi Danquart( Visual )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Jewish cattle dealer finds that Nazi propaganda has inflamed one of his favorite rural German communities, complicating both his business arrangements and his plans to marry a local farmer's daughter
Sommer '04 an der Schlei = Summer '04 by Stefan Krohmer( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful and assured, Miriam seemingly has the perfect life. But when her 15-year-old son invites his girlfriend to join the family on their Baltic Coast vacation, Miriam grows jealous of the teenage girl's brazen sensuality and becomes drawn into an extramarital affair with a charismatic German-American stranger that threatens to tear her family apart
Stages of decay by Julia Solis( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Stages of Decay' is a collection of photographs of abandoned and deteriorating performance spaces. At one point, all of these spaces were places of entertainment and pleasure, hosting everything from Vaudeville musicals to rock n roll concerts
Maybe-- maybe not( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in German and English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Axel is an open-minded heterosexual whose girlfriend Doro has just thrown him out for cheating on her. The only place he can find to sleep is at the apartment of a gay acquaintance who would like nothing better than to seduce Axel. Doro announces that she is pregnant, then finds Axel and his roommate Norbert in a compromising position and decides her lover is gay. In the comedy of errors that follows, everything Axel does to win Doro back goes hilariously wrong--Container
Terror Filmhörspiel by Ferdinand von Schirach( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Rechtsstaat muss gelten, sonst macht sich der Mensch zum Gott. DER SPIEGEL. Ein Terrorist kapert eine Passagiermaschine und zwingt die Piloten, Kurs auf ein voll besetztes Fußballstadion zu nehmen. Gegen den Befehl seiner Vorgesetzten schießt ein Kampfpilot der Luftwaffe das Flugzeug in letzter Minute ab, alle Passagiere sterben. Der Pilot muss sich vor Gericht für sein Handeln verantworten. Seine Richter sind die Theaterbesucher, sie müssen über Schuld oder Unschuld urteilen. Das Hörspiel von Ferdinand von Schirach ist von bedrückender Aktualität. Es stellt die Frage, wie wir in Zukunft leben wollen. Werden wir uns für die Freiheit oder für die Sicherheit entscheiden? Wollen wir, dass die Würde des Menschen trotz der Terroranschläge noch gilt?
Wie der Fingerhut dazu kam, der Liebe Gott zu sein by Rainer Maria Rilke( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auf diesem Hörbuch ist eine Auswahl der schönsten Geschichten von Rainer Maria Rilke zu hören. Die liebenswerten, mal heiter, mal nachdenklich stimmenden Kunstmärchen erzählen unter anderem davon, dass man Gott überall entdecken kann "--Selbst im kleinsten Fingerhut. Mit großem Einfühlungsvermögen leiht Martina Gedeck diesen bezaubernden Texten, die wie Rilkes Gedichte voller Poesie und Geheimnis sind, ihre unverwechselbare Stimme. Ein wahrhaft göttliches Hörvergnügen
Ach Glück : Roman by Monika Maron( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ein gelungenes Leben, gibt es das? Wer hat schon das Leben, das er sich wünscht? Zwölf Stunden in der Ehe von Johanna und Achim Märtin: Während es sich Achim mit dem Rücken zur Welt am Schreibtisch eingerichtet hat, wagt Johanna einen neuen Anfang. Sie ist im Flugzeug, auf dem Weg nach Mexiko, während Achim durch Berlin läuft und versucht zu verstehen, warum sie weg ist. Ob dies nun der von Johanna insgeheim herbeigesehnte Neuanfang ist oder einfach nur ein Aufbruch, als sie kurzentschlossen dem Lockruf der alten russischen Aristokratin Natalia Timofejewna nach Mexiko folgt, weiß sie selbst nicht
Das Leben der Anderen HGW XX/7( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ost-Berlin, November 1984. Der DDR-Staat sichert seinen Machtanspruch mit einem erbarmungslosen System aus Kontrolle und Überwachung. Als Oberstleutnant Anton Grubitz (Ulrich Tukur) den linientreuen Stasi-Hauptmann Gerd Wiesler (Ulrich Mühe) auf den erfolgreichen Dramatiker Georg Dreyman (Sebastian Koch) und seine Lebensgefährtin (Martina Gedeck) ansetzt, verspricht er sich davon einen Karriereschub. Womit er nicht gerechnet hat: Das intime Eindringen in die Welt der Observierten verändert auch den Stasi-Mann. Das Eintauchen in DAS LEBEN DER ANDEREN - in Liebe, Literatur, freies Denken und Reden - eröffnet Wiesler eine nie gekannte Welt, der er sich immer weniger entziehen kann. Ein gefährliches Spiel beginnt. Das Leben der Anderen erzählt kompromisslos ein Thema aus Deutschland, das so authentisch, spannend und einfühlsam bisher noch nie inszeniert wurde
Angst; novelle by Stefan Zweig( Book )

3 editions published in 2014 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Als wohlhabende Ehefrau eines erfolgreichen Anwalts und Mutter von zwei hinreißenden Kindern führt Irene ein beinahe beneidenswertes Leben. Aber von der Monotonie ihres Alltags gelangweilt, flüchtet sie in ein leidenschaftliches Liebesabenteuer. Eine geheime Mitwisserin versucht aus dieser Affäre Kapital zu schlagen. Als sie mit ihren Erpressungsversuchen auch vor Irenes Privatsphäre nicht Halt macht, spürt diese, wie sich eine unsichtbare Schlinge immer enger um ihren Hals legt. Virtuos gelingt es Martina Gedeck (u. a. "Elementarteilchen", "Das Leben der Anderen") den Spannungsbogen bis zum verblüffenden Showdown aufrechtzuerhalten und dem Hörer mit klopfendem Herzen den Atem zu rauben
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Life Is All You Get (Leben ist eine Baustelle, Das) in a huge city like Berlin you literally have to bump into your "big love"--Or else it could be that your chance has forever passed. On his way to work at the slaughterhouse, Jan Nebel gets into a street fight. Before he really knows what is going on, he beats up two plainclothes police investigators and finds himself joined by Vera, a beautiful woman who turns out to be his dreamgirl. But their fortune is fragile: Jan is afraid of being HIV-infected, and Vera creeps out of his bed every night ... Just like the other leading characters in this film, Jan and Vera are looking for their own identity, for friendship, a piece of luck and for their 'big love''--
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Das Leben der Anderen = The lives of others
The Baader Meinhof complex
Alternative Names
Gedeck, Martina Friederike 1961-

Gedek, Martina

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