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Desny, Ivan

Overview
Works: 232 works in 510 publications in 6 languages and 5,175 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Historical films  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Crime films  Romance films  Nonfiction films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other, Author, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ivan Desny
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

67 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 838 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
Anastasia( Visual )

3 editions published between 1956 and 2003 in English and held by 677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An expatriate White Russian general sets in motion a grand hoax after he meets a destitute woman on the banks of the Seine River in Paris. He is amazed at her resemblance to Anastasia, the youngest daughter of Czar Nicholas of Russia, rumored to have somehow survived the Bolsheviks' execution of the Romanoff family in 1918. He trains her to impersonate the missing princess but soon begins to feel she may be the real Anastasia. Ultimately, the truth can only be decided by one person--Anastasia's grandmother, the Dowager Empress
Berlin Alexanderplatz : einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending four years in prison for killing his girlfriend, lumbering man-child Franz Biberkopf is finally released back into society. He wants to stay honest now he has left jail, but it is tough in the Alexanderplatz section of Berlin. After failing to succeed in several 'regular' jobs, he falls in with some old cohorts and an on-again, off-again association with thugs. Post-war society is crumbling, and it appears that nothing will bring it back. Originally made for television, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a prototype for the modern long-form drama, grandfather to Tony and the Sopranos
Lola Montès by Max Ophuls( Visual )

10 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A kaleidoscope impression of the career of the famous courtesan, her unhappy marriage, her affairs with Liszt, Ludwig of Bavaria and a young student
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 429 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
Welt am Draht = World on a wire by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in German and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The noir-spiked tale of a reluctant action hero, a cybernetics engineer who uncovers a massive corporate conspiracy substituting simulations for reality
Lola( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

21 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
Bon voyage!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Willard packs up his family and sets sail for a long-awaited "dream" vacation to romantic France. However, their trip includes some unforeseen adventures
The Disenchanted (La desenchantee) by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beth is a young Parisian girl whose boyfriend, in the middle of a petty argument, dares her to bed the ugliest man she can find, to test her love for him. What follows is a test of love, courage and will
The road trilogy : Alice in the cities ; Wrong move ; Kings of the road( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrong Move: The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Flügel und Fesseln = The future of Emily( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gripping drama of family relationships of three generations of females. Isabelle returns home to visit her daughter, but is followed by her smitten co-star. The situation sets off a volatile 24 hours as long-smoldering resentments surface
Song without end : the story of Franz Liszt( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The splendor and music of nineteenth century Europe are perfectly tuned in Song without end, the romantic story of Hungarian pianist Franz Liszt. Featuring dazzling period costumes by Jean Louis and boasting the music of Bach, Beethoven, Chopin, Schumann, Verdi, and Wagner, Song without end pays sumptuous tribute to the colorful life and timeless achievement of Franz Liszt--the greatest pianist of his day
3 films directed by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in French and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The disenchanted: A young girl has to hold her family together by degrading herself. A single girl: A young woman works her first day at a luxury hotel and must decide how to tell her boyfriend that she is pregnant. Keep it quiet: An ex-convict returns to his family a changed man
Madeleine by David Lean( Visual )

18 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true story of Madeleine Smith, a young Glasgow woman from a wealthy family, she stood trial in 1857 for the murder of her lover, Emile L'Angelier. Her trial was much publicized in the newspapers of the day and was labeled "the trial of the century."
Berlin Alexanderplatz( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
Malou( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of two women told using flashbacks: Malou, long dead, who was married to a German Jew during Hitler's regime and her daughter Hanna, intent on putting together the story of her mother's transitory life. Hanna tries to ressurrect her crumbling marriage and to avoid her mother's mistakes
The French art of seduction : four enticing gems from the land of ooh la la( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La vie promise: A prostitute and her estranged 14-year old daughter take to the road in hopes of putting their lives back together
Anastasia by Anatole Litvak( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Did the Russian princess Anastasia die at the hands of the Russian rebels during the Revolution, or did she in fact survive? Ingrid Bergman, winner of the 1956 Best Actress Oscar, plays the destitute woman who remarkably resembles the real Anastasia. She is chosen by two Russian courtiers to masquerade as the princess in order to gain ten million pounds. Meeting scepticism initially from the family, Anastasia wins her way into their hearts
 
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Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola Lola
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The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaLola
Alternative Names
Desney Ivan

Desnitskij Ivan Nikolai

Desnitzky, Ivan Nikolai 1922-2002

Desny, Yvan

Desny Yvan 1922-2002

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Десни, Иван

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