WorldCat Identities

Knieper, Jürgen

Overview
Works: 212 works in 646 publications in 7 languages and 4,928 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Angel films  Film adaptations  Romance films  Fantasy comedies (Motion pictures)  Detective and mystery films  Crime films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Performer, Conductor, Instrumentalist, Arranger, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jürgen Knieper
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

78 editions published between 1985 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic fantasy set in modern Berlin about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love
Wings of desire( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 701 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professional frame maker Johnathan (Bruno Ganz) has been diagnosed with terminal blood disease. A chance encounter with the enigmatic Tom Ripley (Dennis Hopper) offers him a way to ensure a stable future for his family. But as Johnathan embarks on his new and dangerous role, Tom questions his motives for involving his new friend." -- from cover
Der Amerikanische Freund = the American friend( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and German and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young picture framer thinks that he has a terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
Deutschland bleich Mutter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in German and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film is set during World War II and follows newlywed Lene, whose young husband, a soldier, is sent to the front lines. Lene discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside ... Lene ... is by turns brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination"--Container
Das versprechen = The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

21 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in German and English and held by 275 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
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 151 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
Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter by Peter Handke( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josef Bloch, a suspended soccer player, picks up a girl in Vienna strangles her, and escapes to a small town where he passively waits, reading newspaper accounts of the police dragnet that is slowly closing in on him
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg by Hans W Geissendörfer( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young engineer goes to visit his cousin at a tubercular sanatorium 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
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

23 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 76 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)
Der Himmel über Berlin = Wings of desire( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
The State of things by Wim Wenders( Visual )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The shooting of a futuristic film in Portugal stalls when the film stock runs out. The film's director flies to Hollywood and eventually tracks down the producer and shoots his final footage
Der scharlachrote Buchstabe = the scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

18 editions published between 1972 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extrait du résumé figurant sur la jaquette :Salem, Nouvelle-Angleterre, XVIIe siècle. Esther Prynne, qui vit seule depuis la disparition de son mari, met au monde un enfant adultère. Elle devra porter une lettre rouge, marque de son infamie, puisqu'elle refuse de divulguer le nom de son amant. Celui-ci, qui ne s'est jamais identifié, vit de plus en plus difficilement sa lâcheté face à la dignité d'Esther. Lorsque son mari réapparaît, il n'est plus obsédé que par son désir de vengeance
Wings of desire : a film by Wim Wenders by Jürgen Knieper( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in No Linguistic content and Multiple languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lisbon story by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W filmie odnaleźć można refleksję nad istotą kina, a także fascynację Wendersa niezwykłą atmosferą miasta na krańcach Europy. Uroku filmowi dodaje muzyka zespołu Madredeus, którego zjawiskowo piękna solistka odgrywa także niepoślednią rolę w rozwoju akcji
Tuvalu by Veit Helmer( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 48 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
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and held by 45 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
Ute Lemper sings Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in German and Undetermined and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and excerpts from musicals and operas ; sung in German, English and French
Il cielo sopra Berlino by Wim Wenders( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Italian and held by 37 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)
 
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Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg
Alternative Names
Jürgen Knieper compositeur allemand

Jürgen Knieper compositor alemán

Jürgen Knieper deutscher Komponist von Filmmusik

Jürgen Knieper Duitse componist van filmmuziek

Jürgen Knieper German composer

Jürgen Knieper tysk komponist

Jürgen Knieper tysk kompositör

Knieper, Jurgen

Юрген Книпер немецкий композитор

יירגן קְניפּר שחקן גרמני

يورغن كنيبر

يورغن كنيبر ملحن ألماني

위르겐 크니퍼

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