WorldCat Identities

Knieper, Jürgen

Works: 238 works in 613 publications in 7 languages and 4,890 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Angel films  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  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
Most widely held works by Jürgen Knieper
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

77 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,007 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 by Wim Wenders( Visual )

36 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 776 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
Das versprechen = The promise by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

19 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in German and English and held by 289 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
Deutschland bleich Mutter( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in German and held by 283 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
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in German and Undetermined and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter by Peter Handke( Visual )

12 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 143 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
Das Leben ist eine Baustelle by Wolfgang Becker( Visual )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in German and held by 131 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."--Cover text
River's edge by Tim Hunter( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 129 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
Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in German and held by 119 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 in this dramatization based on a Nobel Prize-winning novel
Wings of desire : a film by Wim Wenders by Jürgen Knieper( Recording )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der scharlachrote Buchstabe = the scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

14 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 7 years Hester Prynne's missing husband finds her forced to wear the letter 'A' branding her as an adultress. He becomes obsessed with proving the true identity of the father of the illegitimate Pearl while the Rev. Dimmesdale, the father, is slowly consumed by his guilt
Lisbon story by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 46 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
The State of things by Wim Wenders( Visual )

17 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Friedrich (Patrick Bauchau), a Swiss director is in the middle of shooting an impressionistic film about six survivors of the nuclear holocaust when the film stock suddenly runs out. He is forced to go to Hollywood in search of a film producer (Allen Goorwitz) who is an erratic genius ceaselessly roaming the LA streets throughout the night
Il cielo sopra Berlino( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in Italian and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vagando per una Berlino ancora divisa e osservando la sua umanità, un giorno l'angelo Damiel si innamora di Marion, una trapezista francese. Damiel decide allora di abbandonare l'immortalità a favore della vita terrena
La bionda( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Italian and held by 35 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 )

3 editions published in 1986 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and excerpts from musicals and operas ; sung in German, English and French
Tuvalu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 24 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
Der Stand der Dinge = The state of things = L'état des choses by Wim Wenders( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 24 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
Ute Lemper performs Kurt Weill by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in German and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Stand der Dinge by Wim Wenders( Visual )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1993 in German and Spanish and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El estado de las cosas habla en efecto, más que nunca, del cine, del amor y de la muerte. Del amor al cine, de la muerte del cine ... Las últimas secuencias en los Ángeles (donde el cineasta está en la búsqueda de su productor) han entrado ya, desde ahora, en la historia del cine. Un film esencial: secreto y mágico
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Thomas Mann's The magic mountain = Der Zauberberg
Alternative Names
Jürgen Knieper compositeur allemand

Jürgen Knieper Duitse componist van filmmuziek

Jürgen Knieper German composer

Jürgen Knieper tysk komponist

Jürgen Knieper tysk kompositör

Юрген Книпер немецкий композитор

يورغن كنيبر

위르겐 크니퍼