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Schlöndorff, Volker

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Most widely held works by Volker Schlöndorff
Arthur Miller's Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Visual )

142 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 3,442 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 )

203 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 9 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar viene al mundo en Danzing en 1924. Es un niño milagrosamente precoz que acoge con un lúcido escepticismo los comentarios de quienes le rodean. El día de su tercer cumpleaños Oskar pone fin brutalmente a su crecimiento físico. Ese día le regalan el primero de los tambores rojiblancos a los que permanecerá fiel toda su vida
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum = The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

136 editions published between 1975 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,118 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 )

60 editions published between 1989 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 907 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 junge Törless by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

51 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 575 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
Der neunte Tag The ninth day by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

45 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 548 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 Fangschuss Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

45 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 528 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
Die Stille nach dem Schuss The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

49 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 481 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 )

83 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 448 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 )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 298 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
A gathering of old men by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

30 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 297 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
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collective film by many of Germany's top directors chronicling seven weeks of political terrorism by the Red Army Faction and political repression in Germany during the Fall of 1977. The film begins with the kidnapping and murder of industrialist Hans-Martin Schleyer and ends with the deaths of three imprisoned Baader-Meinhof terrorists
Die Faelschung by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 275 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
Strike( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Polish and held by 272 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
The ogre by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

28 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abel Tiffauges, a French mechanic and recluse who feels children are his only friends, is falsely accused of molestation by a young girl and thrown into prison. He is allowed to join the army on the eve of the Second World War, and quickly becomes a POW who is first given a job on Hermann Goering's estate and then is sent to a castle to work for a German officer. Once again, he gets to be with children-- only this time, it is as a recruiter of German boys for an elite training camp
Billy Wilder speaks conversations with Billy Wilder( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 219 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 Blechtrommel" : Tagebuch e. Verfilmung by Volker Schlöndorff( Book )

13 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tin drum by Günter Grass( Book )

28 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bygger på romanen: Die Blechtrommel / Günter Grass
Homo Faber by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

21 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 133 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
Licht, Schatten und Bewegung : mein Leben und meine Filme by Volker Schlöndorff( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Erinnerungen des bedeutenden Filmregisseurs aus seinem bewegten Leben
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum
Alternative Names
Loki, Volker 1939-

Schloendorff, Volker

Schloendorff Volker 1939-....


Schlöndorff-Grass, ... 1939-

Schlöndorff, Volker

Schlöndorff, Volker 1939-

Shloendorff, Volker 1939-

Šlʹondorf, Folker 1939-

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

Volker Schlöndorff regista tedesco

Фолькер Шлёндорф немецкий кинематографист

Фолькер Шльондорф

Ֆոլկեր Շլյոնդորֆ

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



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