Most widely held works about Axel Corti
Most widely held works by Axel Corti
Young Dr. Freud ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in German and English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Sigmund Freud's early years as student, laboratory researcher, physician, and husband, culminating in his discoveries of the subconscious basis of human behavior. Draws on Freud's letters and recollections together with those of his colleagues in Vienna, Paris, and Berlin.
An uns glaubt Gott nicht mehr God does not believe in us anymore ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in German and held by 37 libraries worldwide
"Vienna 1938. After his father is murdered during Kristallnacht a young Viennese Jew flees to Prague, where he meets an anti-Nazi German soldier who has escaped from Dachau and a sympathetic Czech relief worker. Racing to evade Hitler's inexorable advance, they travel to Paris and eventually to Marseille, hoping to sail to a safe port"--Container.
Welcome in Vienna ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in German and French and held by 32 libraries worldwide
"Freddy Wolff, a young Viennese Jew who had escaped to New York, and Adler, a left-wing Jewish intellectual from Berlin, return to Europe as American soldiers in 1944. When the war ends, Freddy and Adler are posted in Vienna. The advent of Cold War compromises and pervasive antisemitism shatter the idealism of both men as Freddy falls in love with the daughter of a Nazi, and Adler, disillusioned with communism, becomes a black marketeer" -- Container.
Santa Fé ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"New York City 1940. A ship arrives filled with exhausted refugees. Freddy Wolf, a young Austrian Jew, dreams of starting anew in the mythic American West, but instead struggles to overcome the piercing alienation of immigrant life. Freddy's world of émigré acquaintances includes Popper, a prize-winning photographer who now takes passport photos and Lissa, the daughter of a delicatessen owner, with whom Freddy dreams of traveling to Sante Fe" -- Container.
Welcome in Vienna ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in German and Undetermined and held by 22 libraries worldwide
In the conclusion of Axel Corti's trilogy Freddy, a Viennese Jew who emigrated to New York after Hitler's invasion, and Adler, a left-wing intellectual originally from Berlin, return to Austria in 1944 as soldiers in the U.S. Army. Freddy falls in love with the daughter of a Nazi, and Adler attempts to go over to the Communist Zone. But with the advent of the Cold War and continuing antisemitism, the idealism of both characters is shattered as they find themselves surrounded by cynicism, opportunism, and universal self-deception.
Eine blassblaue Frauenschrift ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 21 libraries worldwide
"Austria 1936. Leonidas Tachezy, an Austrian government official happily married to the daughter of a prominent family, receives an unsettling letter. Twelve years before, as a student in Germany, he had an affair with a Jewish woman. Now she is asking for his help in placing a half-Jewish eleven year old boy in an Austrian school. [Leonidas wonders if] the child is his. Should he help, and at a time when the Nazis are on the rise?"--Container.
Der Schalldämpfer : Texte aus den Jahren 1970-1993 by Axel Corti ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Wohin und Zurück Where to and back. 2, Santa Fe ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Part two of a trilogy. This portion of the story follows Alfred Wolff (aka Freddy), who is able to disembark in New York and whose dream is to head for Santa Fe, New Mexico, and become a Jewish cowboy. The film observes various Jewish emigrants in New York who are having varying degrees of luck in dealing with the trauma of what they have been through, a new country and language, and a scarcity of jobs even for the very skilled.
The King's mistress ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Arriving at the lavish, 17th century court of the King of Piedmont, beautiful young Jeanne de Luyes suddenly finds herself the object of the king's relentless attentions. Finally, when her husband abandons her to the king, she gives him her body-- but she swears she'll never give him her love. For satisfying the monarch's sensual obsessions, Jeanne demands paintings, jewels-- and brutal revenge against those who wronged her. As for the king, his fiery temper and deadly blade cross any who question his royal affair.
The King's whore ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Arriving at the lavish, 17th century court of the King of Piedmont, Jeanne de Luyes finds herself the object of the king's relentless attentions. Her husband gives her to the king, but she demands paintings, jewels, and brutal revenge against those who wronged her before she will satisfy his obsessions. As for the king, his fiery temper and deadly blade cross any who question his royal affair.
Jud Süss Hörspiel ; Produktion Südwestfunk, heute Südwestrundunk 1981 ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Young Dr. Freud ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the childhood, youth, school years and medical school years of Sigmund Freud. Also dramatized are Freud's associations with Breuer, Bruke, Meynert and Charcot, plus his seminal findings which led to the development of psychoanalysis.
Erfolg Hörspiel ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Verweigerung The refusal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"Franz Jägerstätter, the only Catholic layman who was a formal conscientious objector to entering into Hitler's German Army and who was legally executed for his refusal ... is to be Beatified as a martyr (the step before canonization in the Catholic Church) on October 26 ...  by the decision of Pope Benedict XVI"--Center for Christian Nonviolence Web site.
Die beiden Freundinnen : ein Plädoyer; nach dem Bericht von Alfred Döblin "Die beiden Freundinnen und ihr Giftmord ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Elli, a young optimistic woman full of dreams, arrives in Berlin from the country. She is working as a hairdresser when she meets Karl, a carpenter, whom she marries. The marriage is a struggle due to a dominating mother-in-law and Karl's drinking problem. After many separations, Elli falls in love with another unhappy woman, Grete Bende. When Karl finds out about Elli's affair with Grete, he beats her almost to death. Grete and Elli poison Karl. The women look forward to a future together. However, in the story's epilogue, the audience learns that Elli and Grete are both sentenced to jail.
Dr. Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1995 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Doktor Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen : Hörspiel ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Radetzkymarsch ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A portrait of three generations of the Trotta family set against the panoramic background of the declining Austro-Hungarian Empire.
Verweigerung ( Visual )
in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
About Franz Jägerstätter, an Austrian peasant who refused to serve in Hitler's army for reasons of religion and conscience. He was beheaded on August 9, 1943.
Sante Fe : ein Drehbuch by Georg Stefan Troller ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in German and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Allied Occupation of Austria (1945-1955) Antisemitism Austria Austria--Lower Austria Austria--Sankt Radegund (Upper Austria) Biographical films Biographical television programs Biography Conscientious objectors Corti, Axel Documentary films Drama Feature films Feature films Film adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Foreign films France Freud, Sigmund,--1856-1939 Germany Historical films Historical films History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Illegitimate children Immigrants Jägerstätter, Franz,--1907-1943 Jewish refugees Jewish soldiers Jews Jews, Austrian Jews, German Jews--Cultural assimilation Made-for-TV movies Manners and customs Man-woman relationships Motion picture producers and directors Motion pictures Motion pictures, German New York (State)--New York Political science Psychoanalysis Psychoanalysts Road films Television mini-series Troller, Georg Stefan,--1921- United States Verrue, Jeanne Baptiste d'Albert de Luynes,--comtesse de,--1670-1736 War films World War (1939-1945)