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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 2,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 1,135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in German and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 912 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!
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 491 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dark drama of a failed man, Willy Loman, whose life did not measure up to his expectations. Movie made for television
Die Stille nach dem Schuss The legend of Rita ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
Der neunte Tag The ninth day ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Gestapo officer arranges a nine-day furlough for a priest imprisoned in Dachau. If the priest can convince his bishop to capitulate to Nazi occupation, he will be freed
Der Fangschuss Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Latvia in 1919 at the end of the Russian civil war, a Prussian soldier rejects the advances of an aristocratic woman. She retaliates by joining the Bolsheviks
Un amour de Swann Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
36 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 291 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."--External container
The ogre ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 285 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 )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 282 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
Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
33 editions published between 1965 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
A gathering of old men by Louis Gossett ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 258 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
Die Faelschung ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in German and English and held by 253 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
Deutschland im Herbst Germany in autumn by Alexander Kluge ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in German and English and held by 247 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
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
38 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the 1950s, globetrotting New York construction engineer Walter Faber is drawn to Sabeth, a young German woman he meets on a ship traveling from New York to Paris; perhaps it's because of her resemblance to an old flame of his. Sabeth is drawn to him as well, even though she reads Albert Camus and Walter's never read a work of fiction. Sabeth tells Faber she's planning to hitchhike across Europe. He's worried for her, and offers to drive her to Rome. Along the way, his concern becomes romance, and romance leads to tragedy
Billy Wilder speaks conversations with Billy Wilder ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 232 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
Der junge Törless ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2005 in German and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Törless is to go to boarding school. His experiences there, the merciless torments of the pupils among themselves and the unsatisfactory answers of his teachers make it clear to Törless that good and bad cannot be differentiated in life. The boy leaves the boarding school at his own request after a short while. The incipient social and personal deformation in Musil's novel is skillfully implemented by Schlöndorff in close correspondence with the text but also in a more distant manner
Palmetto by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 232 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
 
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Schloendorff, Volker
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Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-
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