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Corti, Axel

Overview
Works: 136 works in 270 publications in 3 languages and 911 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Historical films  Made-for-TV movies  Aerial views  Biographical television programs  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Performer, Other, Creator, Author of dialog, Adapter
Classifications: PT2635.O84, 791.4572
Publication Timeline
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Publications about  Axel Corti Publications about Axel Corti
Publications by  Axel Corti Publications by Axel Corti
posthumous Publications by Axel Corti, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Axel Corti
 
Most widely held works by Axel Corti
Young Dr. Freud ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about Sigmund Freud. Originally made for Austrian television
Welcome in Vienna ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member 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
Das falsche Gewicht; die Geschichte eines Eichmeisters by Joseph Roth ( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nach zwölf Jahren Militärdienst übernimmt Anselm Eibenschütz seiner Frau zuliebe den Posten eines k.u.k-Eichmeisters. Auf seinem kleinen Wagen fährt er durch die Dörfer, prüft Maße und Gewichte der Händler. Doch in einer Gegend, in der Bestechung und Betrug an der Tagesordnung sind, ist einer wie Eibenschütz, der gewissenhaft die Einhaltung der Gesetze überwacht, ein geborener Feind. Einsam inmitten der Gauner, Spieler und Deserteure wird der Eichmeister auch von seiner Frau betrogen, die ihm das Kind eines anderen unterschieben will. Da gelingt es dem ehemaligen Unteroffizier, den größten aller Halunken hinter Gitter zu bringen, den Mörder Leibusch Jadlowker. Eibenschütz verliebt sich in dessen Freundin, die schöne Zigeunerin Euphemia, und genießt einen Sommer lang sein Glück. Als Euphemia sich von ihm abwendet, Frau und Kind an der Cholera sterben, beginnt sein unausweichlicher Abstieg. Der einst ehrliche Eichmeister wird gemein, wird zum Händler mit falschen Gewichten und verliert sich im Alkohol. Schließlich entkommt Jadlowker aus dem Zuchthaus, und sinnt auf Rache
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 47 WorldCat member 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
Eine blassblaue Frauenschrift ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in German and English and held by 43 WorldCat member 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
Santa Fé ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in German and Multiple languages and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
Doktor Murkes gesammeltes Schweigen : Hörspiel by Heinrich Böll ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Du guter Gott! Doktor Murke fristet sein Dasein als Redakteur einer grossen Rundfunkanstalt. Im Moment beschäftigt er sich damit, aus dem Vortrag des bekannten Professors Bur-Malottke das Wort "Gott" durch "Jenes höhere Wesen, das wir verehren" zu ersetzen. Murke ist am Ende. Doch er findet etwas, was ihm tiefe Befriedigung verschafft: Er sammelt, nur für sich und ganz privat, die Leerstellen auf den Bändern - das grosse, wohltuende Schweigen
Radetzkymarsch ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of three generations of the Trotta family set against the panoramic background of the declining Austro-Hungarian Empire
Erfolg Hörspiel by Lion Feuchtwanger ( Recording )
7 editions published in 2008 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Provinzialismus und Korruption bestimmen das München der 20er Jahre. Das erfährt Dr. Martin Krüger bitter am eigenen Leib, denn mit seiner Vorliebe für expressionistische Kunst ist der Museumdirektor den politischen Mächten ein Dorn im Auge. Ein perfide eingefädelter Meineidsprozess befördert ihn kurzehand ins Gefängnis." -- Cover
The King's whore ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and German and held by 18 WorldCat member 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
The King's mistress ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arriving at the lavish, 17th century court of the King of Piedmont (Dalton), beautiful young Jeanne de Luyes (Golino) 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 obessions, 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
Der Schalldämpfer : Texte aus den Jahren 1970-1993 by Axel Corti ( Book )
6 editions published in 1994 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Totstellen ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young farm laborer has improved his lot by studying hard and becoming a mason. Encouraged by his new standing, he marries. He has regular, well-paying work in his village. Driven by ambition, he accepts a job in the city with people he doesn't respect and who don't respect him, and he loses the support of his village boss as well. He begins to build a house for himself out of materials stolen from building sites. Overworked, and overextended, he is crushed by the resulting two courtroom trials and prison sentence and commits suicide. Based on an Austrian folk-play
Ein Dorf : poetische Dokumentation einer aussterbenden Lebensform by Axel Corti ( Book )
5 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der fall Jägerstätter ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1971 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dramatizations and interviews with those who knew him combine to tell the story of Franz Jägerstätter, an Austrian farmer who refused to join the German army under the Nazis and was executed for his decision
Jud Süss Hörspiel ; Produktion Südwestfunk, heute Südwestrundunk 1981 ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Verweigerung The refusal ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member 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 on August 9, 1943, is to be Beatified as a martyr (the step before Canonization in the Catholic Church) on October 26 of this year by the decision of Pope Benedict XVI. The best biography of Franz and the spiritual and emotional struggles he went through to make his decision is the book that first revealed this unknown Austrian farmer to the world, In Solitary Witness by Gordan [sic] Zahn. In the 1970s a movie was made for Austrian television on his life based on Gordon's book and other materials that had come to light..."--Container
Barenboim plays Liszt by Franz Liszt ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Liszt will probably always be thought of as the greatest pianist who has ever lived, and his works for piano are undoubtedly among the most virtuosic to have been written. On this disc, Daniel Barenboim explores the vast emotional range of Liszt's piano music, from the most delicate chiaroscuro though to the most ominously dramatic climax."--Container
Wohin und Zurück Where to and back ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member 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
Sante Fe : ein Drehbuch by Georg Stefan Troller ( Book )
3 editions published in 1985 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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