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Schlöndorff, Volker

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

120 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 3,153 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 Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

271 editions published between 1978 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 2,195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novelist Gunter Grass assisted in this brilliant film adaptation of his groundbreaking novel, which depicts the horrors of two world wars in Germany via the brazen gaze of a very special young boy. Frustrated by the lies and hypocrisies that surround him, three year-old Oskar resorts to breaking glass with his shrill voice and banging relentlessly on his tin drum. With the fascists rising-up in his Polish-German hometown of Danzig, and the events leading up to the onslaught of Nazism coming to a head, Oskar is determined to boycott the adult world and remain a child forever.Vividly portrayed by the diminutive David Bennet, and brilliantly directed by master of the New German cinema, Volker Schlondorff, Oskar's epic coming-of-age story is a milestone of European film, and deservedly won top prize at Cannes and the Academy Awards
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

143 editions published between 1975 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In less than twenty-four hours, a young woman's life is completely changed. Accused of harboring a criminal revolutionary, she will not cooperate with the authorities
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

57 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,003 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 centre. She is sent from there to the home of the commander to bear his child, but revolutionary forces have other plans for her!
Der junge Törless = Young Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

66 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 652 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
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

60 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 632 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
Der neunte Tag = The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

33 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in German and English and held by 520 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
Die Stille nach dem Schuss = The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

59 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 504 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
Un amour de Swann = Swann in love by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

52 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 380 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 )

21 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 379 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
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

30 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 357 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 )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 338 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
Die Brücke= the bridge by Michael Mansfield( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in German and held by 310 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
A gathering of old men by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 289 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 )

13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 278 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 by Michael Koob( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Polish and held by 265 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
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

58 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 264 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
Die Faelschung by Dennis Waterman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 254 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 )

18 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 212 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
"Die Blechtrommel" : Tagebuch e. Verfilmung by Volker Schlöndorff( Book )

14 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum
Alternative Names
Loki, Volker 1939-

Schlendorff, Volker

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Schloendorff Volker 1939-....

Schlöndorff

Schlöndorff-Grass, .. 1939-

Schlöndorff, Volker

Schlöndorff, Volker 1939-

Shloendorff, Volker 1939-

Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-

Volker Schlöndorff cinéaste

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 germana reĝisoro kaj scenaristo

Volker Schlöndorff niemiecki reżyser filmowy

Volker Schlöndorff regista tedesco

Фолькер Шлёндорф немецкий кинематографист

Фолькер Шльондорф

Ֆոլկեր Շլյոնդորֆ

פולקר שלונדורף

فولكر شلوندورف

فولکر شلوندورف کارگردان آلمانی

ფოლკერ შლონდორფი

슐렌도르프, 폴커 1939-

슐뢴도르프, 폴커 1939-

폴커 슐뢴도르프

シュレンドルフ, フォルカー

フォルカー・シュレンドルフ

沃克·施隆多夫

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Die Blechtrommel = The tin drumDie verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina BlumThe handmaid's taleDer junge Törless = Young TörlessDer Fangschuss = Coup de graceDeutschland im Herbst  = Germany in autumnPalmetto