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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

34 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,620 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Death of a salesman: a social drama about an aging traveling salesman who recognizes the emptiness of his life and commits suicide
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

161 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feature chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

97 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is about the systematic victimization of a proud young woman [because she is suspected of aiding a terrorist]. In a period of several days, Katharina's privacy and particularly, her honor, are destroyed, first by the police, who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and French and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the near future, the handmaids of the title are women who can still bear children after the ravages of war caused wide-spread sterility. One of the handmaids, Kate, is caught trying to escape the Republic of Gilead and sent to the prison-like training center. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Der neunte Tag = The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

24 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in German and English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noted German director Volker Schlondorff's (The Tin Drum) highly compelling The Ninth Day provides a unique examination of historical events that took place during the Holocaust
Der junge Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and Undetermined and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In una scuola poco prima della Prima Guerra Mondiale, due studenti torturano un loro compagno di classe, Basini, che era stato sorpreso a rubare. Invece di consegnarlo alle autorità scolastiche, decidono che procederanno loro stessi alla punizione, fino ad arrivare alla tortura. Con il passare del tempo i due giovani infliggono al malcapitato umiliazioni sempre più pesanti, riuscendo sempre a giustificare il loro atteggiamento. Torless è un membro passivo del gruppo, che preferisce osservare piuttosto che partecipare e frustra gli aggressori attraverso una cruda analisi del loro comportamento
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Après la défaite allemande en 1918, deux officiers, Conrad et Erich, rejoignent le manoir familial de l'un d'eux en Lettonie où ils organisent la lutte contre des rebelles d'allégeance bolchévique. Ils sont accueillis avec joie par la soeur de Conrad, Sophie, qui aime Erich en silence depuis des années. Mais celui-ci, préoccupé par les opérations militaires et plus porté vers des amitiés masculines, la repousse. Sophie se joint aux forces rebelles et le destin lui ménage une confrontation dramatique avec Erich." [(c) Médiafilm]
Un amour de Swann = Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

44 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy gentleman who thrives in the finest circles of high society risks everything for his erotic obsession with a voluptuous, promiscuous courtesan. Based on Marcel Proust's monumental masterpiece of modern literature, this elegant, sensual film recreates the glittering, lost world of the aristocracy
Diplomatie = Diplomacy by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

22 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1944, a historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of occupied Paris, and Swedish consul-general Raoul Nordling
Die Brücke= the bridge by Bernhard Wicki( Visual )

3 editions published between 1959 and 2015 in German and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... the first major antiwar film to come out of Germany after World War II, as well as the nation's first postwar film to be widely shown internationally, even securing an Oscar nomination. Set near the end of the conflict, it follows a group of teenage boys in a small town as they contend with everyday matters like school, girls, and parents, before enlisting as soldiers and being forced to defend their home turf in a confused, terrifying battle. This expressively shot, emotionally bruising drama dared to humanize young German soldiers at a historically tender moment"--Container
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to gauge the spirit of West Germany in the autumn of 1977. Draws its title and some of its inspiration from a satire written by Heinrich Heine in 1844 attacking the monarchy, German philistinism and politics and the tendency of the fragmented German peoples to revere the Middle Ages. This compilation, supervised by Kluge, of the work of twelve filmmakers in sixteen segments, is similarly wide ranging in its attack and incorporates both staged and found material
Billy Wilder speaks : conversations with Billy Wilder( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series of filmed interviews conducted by filmmaker Volker Schlondörff with acclaimed writer/director Billy Wilder is a lively lesson in filmmaking. Wilder tells hilarious anecdotes and offers keen insights into the craft of moviemaking and frank advice about survival in Hollywood. Filmed over two weeks in 1991
A gathering of old men by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A regular day in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation changes course when a local white farmer, a racist, is shot. A group of old, black men takes a courageous step by coming forward en masse to take responsibility for the killing. As the sheriff confronts the suspects, the young plantation owner stands alone in her defense of this group of men who stand resolute against decades of injustice
The ogre( Visual )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A grotesque fairy tale about Hitler's Germany in which a naïve mechanic comes to symbolize the seductive appeal of the Nazi regime."--Container
Strike( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An illiterate single mother, Agnieszka Kowalska is a Socialist "heroine of labor" for working long hours as a shipyard welder ... until her superiors deny compensation to the widows of 21 workers killed in an industrial disaster. Risking her job, her life, and the love of her son to defy the bureacracy, Agnieszka inspires the largest labor strike in world history ... and becomes a national hero."--Container
Die Faelschung by Bruno Ganz( Visual )

10 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Palmetto by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and German and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry, a desperate Florida drifter, goes from perpetrator to patsy when he is lured into an abduction scam proposed by a mysterious blonde. Harry must scramble to untangle a mystery involving three women, false identities, cold corpses, and a string of clues that set him up for a very hard fall
Private conversations on the set of Death of a salesman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in 3 languages and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that goes behind the scenes to examine the making of the film version of Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman. Playwright Miller, Dustin Hoffman, and director Volker Schlöndorff discuss the production and the original play and are seen working on the set
Voyager by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

19 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man meets and travels across Europe with a beautiful young woman whose love rejuvenates his life until phantoms from his past confront him with an unbearable truth--that neither is who they believe themselves to be
Young Torless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in German and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate, until the torture goes too far. Adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel, Young Törless launched the New German Cinema movement and garnered the 1966 Cannes Film Festival International Critics' Prize for first-time director Volker Schlöndorff
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum
Alternative Names
Loki, Volker 1939-

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Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-

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Volker Schlöndorff deutscher Filmregisseur, Drehbuchautor und Filmproduzent

Volker Schlöndorff director de cine

Volker Schlöndorff Duits filmregisseur

Volker Schlöndorff German film director, screenwriter and film producer

Volker Schlöndorff niemiecki reżyser filmowy

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Фолькер Шльондорф

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פולקר שלונדורף

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슐렌도르프, 폴커 1939-

슐뢴도르프, 폴커 1939-

폴커 슐뢴도르프

シュレンドルフ, フォルカー



Die Blechtrommel = The tin drumDie verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina BlumThe handmaid's taleDeutschland im Herbst  = Germany in autumnPalmettoVoyager