WorldCat Identities

Knieper, Jürgen

Works: 182 works in 592 publications in 7 languages and 4,356 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Angel films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Romance films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Detective and mystery films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jürgen Knieper
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

85 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les héros de cette histoire sont des anges. Oui, des anges. Et pourquoi pas? On s'est accoutumé à voir tant de monstres et de créatures imaginaires au cinéma. Alors, pourquoi pas des esprits bienfaisants, pour changer?Ils observent des milliers d'êtres humains, mais surtout ceux auxquels ils se sont attachés - non seulement ils peuvent tout voir, mais ils peuvent recueillir jusqu'aux pensées les plus secrètes.Parmi eux, chose inouïe, un ange tombe amoureux : il deviendra mortel
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris
Der Amerikanische Freund = the American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

53 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young picture framer thinks that he has terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
Das versprechen The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in German and English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East-Berlin, 1961, shortly after the erection of the Wall. Konrad, Sophie and three of their friends plan a daring escape to Western Germany. The attempt is successful, except for Konrad, who remains behind. From then on, and for the next 28 years, Konrad and Sophie will attempt to meet again, in spite of the Iron Curtain. Konrad, who has become a reputed Astrophysicist, tries to take advantage of scientific congresses outside Eastern Germany to arrange encounters with Sophie. But in a country where the political police, the Stasi, monitors the moves of all suspicious people (such as Konrad's sister Barbara and her husband Harald), preserving one's privacy, ideals and self-respect becomes an exhausting fight, even as the Eastern block begins its long process of disintegration
Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A washed-up soccer goalie wanders in Vienna in an effort to release his frustrations, and experiences tragic consequences as a result of his actions
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by X Film Creative Pool( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Berlin in winter: the young worker Jan Nebel accidentally finds himself in the midst of a street battle between demonstrators and the police; he loses his job and gets a fine. His father dies and Jan and his new friend Vera watch over him. Jan is afraid to go for an AIDS test because of what it might reveal. A provocative and sometimes comic film about the city's young generation."--Container cover text
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain Der Zauberberg by Thomas Mann( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tuburcular sanitorium in the Swiss Alps intending to stay three weeks but ends by staying on for seven years to observe the disturbed personnel and patients. The unfolding exchanges between the protagonists are meant to present a microcosm of the society of pre-World War I Europe
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on an actual event, a close-knit group of teenagers discover that one of their own has killed his girlfriend. Emotionally ill-prepared, they struggle to differentiate between friendship and responsibility
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

30 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vivant sous l'emprise d'une mère oppressante, le jeune Wilhelm décide de partir à Bonn avec l'envie de devenir écrivain. Dans le train, il rencontre un ancien athlète olympique et sa compagne. Une actrice et un jeune homme les rejoignent. Dès lors, rien ne se passera comme prévu pour Wilhelm...6 jours dans la vie d'un jeune homme, 6 jours pour décider de son avenir et se conformer à l'apprentissage de la réalité." (Jacquette)
The State of things by Wim Wenders( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé : Au Portugal, dans un hôtel dévasté par une tempête, une équipe de cinéma tourne The Survivors, le remake d'un film de science-fiction des années cinquante. Mais le producteur disparaît soudain sans laisser d'argent, et le tournage doit être arrêté. La consternation fait place au desoeuvrement, puis a l'attente
Der scharlachrote Buchstabe the scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

19 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story is about sanctions imposed on a woman suspected of adultery in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts. Hester Prynne is condemned to wear an embroidered scarlet letter 'A' on her breast as a punishment for adultery
Wings of desire a film by Wim Wenders by Jürgen Knieper( Recording )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbon story by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillip Winter, ingénieur du son, part à Lisbonne rejoindre son ami Friedrich qui a besoin de son aide, mais à son arrivée, ce dernier nest plus là. Phillip ne trouve quun film muet inachevé. Il commence alors à mettre du son sur les images tournées Une réflexion sur le langage cinématographique et les nouvelles technologies de l'image
La bionda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Tommasso is driving through the streets of Milan, he knocks down a blonde woman with his car, causing her to go into shock and she loses her memory completely. Soon he falls madly in love with her and she seems to return his feelings. One day her memory returns and so does her strange and shadowy past. She disappears into the night and back into her world, only to have Tommasso's sudden appearance jeopardize her plans and puts both their lives at risk
Ute Lemper sings Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in German and Undetermined and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three Songs from One Touch of Venus / Drei Songs aus Die Dreigroschenoper / Drei Songs aus Der Silbersee / Zwei Songs aus Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny / Zu Potsdam unter den Eichen: Song / Nanas Lied / Je ne t'aime pas: Chanson
Il cielo sopra Berlino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Italian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Due angeli, Daniel e Cassiel, mescolandosi con visti tra la popolazione di Berlino, scoprono che la tristezza diffusa è dovuta alla incapacità degli umani di comunicare. Un problema simile si pone a Daniel che si innamora di una trapezista da cui non può nemmeno esser visto perchè è puro spirito. Ma un ex angelo lo aiuterà a diventare un semplice mortale e a farsi così amare dalla donna. (Mereghetti)
Tuvalu by Veit Helmer( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young apprentice and daydreamer Anton lives and works in a vast, once-grand bathhouse, now ancient and crumbling, where citizens go to escape their dreary lives. Meanwhile, Gregor, Anton's evil older brother, plots to tear down the bathhouse to make way for his real estate development. Into their world comes the beautiful Eva, who represents a way out and onto a lifetime of adventure
Wim Wenders: Werkausgabe( Visual )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ute Lemper performs Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deutschland, bleiche Mutter by Helma Sanders-Brahms( Visual )

13 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in German and Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Das Schicksal einer jungen Frau, die in der Nazi-Zeit heiratet, sich im Krieg mit ihrem kleinen Kind allein durchschlagen muß, später ihrem Mann entfremdet ist und, seelisch geschädigt, an den Rand des Selbstmords gerät. Im Ansatz eine persönliche Auseinandersetzung der Regisseurin mit ihrer Mutter, versucht der Film über die private Ebene hinaus zu allgemeinen Aussagen über Frauenemanzipation und Patriarchat zu gelangen. [...]" []
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