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Adorf, Mario

Overview
Works: 612 works in 1,371 publications in 6 languages and 7,908 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery films  Suspense fiction  Biography  Exhibition catalogs  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Creator, Singer, Narrator, Costume designer, Other, Honoree, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Mario Adorf
 
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Most widely held works by Mario Adorf
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2004 in German and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
60 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 994 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the period of several days, Katharina's privacy and her honor are destroyed, first by the police who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press, which creates in her name the image of a politicized Bonnie Parker
Die Blechtrommel by Günter Grass( Visual )
71 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Fassbinder's Bundesrepublick Deutschland trilogy comprises three of his most celebrated films which chart West Germany's post-war economic miracle through the lives of three distinct women. Connected by the ambition and strength they each manage to muster in Germany's darkest hour, the three films together mark the crowning achievement of a filmmaker whose short career was one of the most impressive and prolific the world has ever seen"--Container cover
Major Dundee by Sam Peckinpah( Visual )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Union major late in the Civil War takes it upon himself to punish a band of Apaches who murdered a ranch family and fled into Mexico. Being short of troops he uses Confederate prisoners, ex-slaves and criminals to accomplish his goal
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
51 editions published between 1981 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in a German provincial town during the 'economic miracle' of the '50s, the seductive Lola is the star attraction of the nightclub in which she works. But, ever ambitious, she spots an opportunity to improve her social position in the form of straight-laced new buildings commissioner von Bohm. Presenting her most demure persona, she manipulates von Bohm into a chaste courtship, but finds that outrunning her past is more difficult than she ever imagined
The threepenny opera by Kurt Weill( Recording )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in German and Undetermined and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the New York Shakespear Festival
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in shriek piercing enough to break glass
The bird with the crystal plumage ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An American writer in Italy becomes an amateur sleuth when he witnesses a failed attempt by a serial killer to take the life of the wife of a wealthy gallery owner
Klassenverhältnisse by Danièle Huillet( Visual )
14 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in German and English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Kafka's unfinished novel Amerika. Straub and Huillet's version is about class relations and about the society that is created by capitalism
Die Blechtrommel Tin drum ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in German and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar Matzerath, a self-made dwarf, narrates this story of modern society--Germany from the turn of the century through the Nazi era--from a child's point of view
Agatha Christie's Ten little Indians ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten people--eight strangers and two married domestics--come from near and far to attend a posh weekend gala at a remote castle. What's the occasion? Each has unwittingly been invited to his/her own murder
The red tent ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the saga of explorer General Nobile whose 1928 Arctic expedition turns into disaster
Fedora by Billy Wilder( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A down-on-his-luck filmmaker hopes to revive his career by luring a reclusive Golden-Age actress out of her Mediterranean retirement. Instead, he unwittingly enters a snake pit of people who will do anything to preserve the actress' bizarre secret
Momo Verfilmung des Kultromans von Michael Ende by Michael Ende( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erzählt wird die Geschichte vom Waisenkind Momo, das mit seinen Freunden ein idyllisches Leben führt, bis eines Tages die "grauen Herren" kommen. Sie stehlen den Menschen die Zeit und machen dadurch die Welt kalt und lieblos. Aber mit Hilfe der weisen Schildkröte Kassiopeia und Meister Hora, dem Hüter der Zeit, nimmt Momo den Kampf gegen die Zeitdiebe auf. (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Die verlorene Ehre der Katharina Blum The lost honor of Katharina Blum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
12 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in German and English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film is about the systematic victimization of a proud young woman suspected of aiding a terrorist. In a period of several days, Katharina's privacy and particularly, her honor, are destroyed, first by the police, who terrorize her, and then by the yellow press
Death and the devil by Frank Schätzing( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Köln, Anno Domini 1260: Wäre Jacop der Fuchs, der charmante Dieb mit dem fuchsroten Schopf, bloß nicht in die erzbischöflichen Äpfelbäume gestiegen! So wird er beim verbotenen Pflücken der Früchte Zeuge eines Mordes. Als Jacop begreift, welch finstere Verschwörung in Köln gesponnen wird, muss er selbst um sein Leben laufen
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dantzig, 1924. Le petit Oscar, enfant surdoué, voit le jour. Dès sa naissance, il trouve en face de lui deux pères possibles : l'un, Alfred, un allemand, époux légitime de sa mère, l'autre, Jan, un polonais, l'amant de celle-ci. Ne voulant pas accéder au monde des adultes, qui le répugne, Oscar décide de mettre fin à sa croissance. Tapi dans son enfance comme dans une cachette, une armure inviolable, Oscar devient un témoin attentif et railleur de tout ce qui se passe autour de lui. A ras du sol, il commente et ponctue de ses roulements de tambour une histoire qui est celle de sa famille, de sa ville natale et celle aussi de ce voisin redoutable qui terrifie et fascine ses compatriotes: le grand Reich allemand... (jaquette)
The Holcroft covenant ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The son of a German General becomes part of a mysterious conspiracy to gain hidden Nazi funds
Roland Klicks Deadlock ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Een psychedelische western
 
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German (314)
English (31)
Italian (5)
French (3)
Spanish (1)
Dutch (1)
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