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Ganz, Bruno

Overview
Works: 648 works in 2,408 publications in 11 languages and 24,530 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Conspiracy films  Historical films  Biographical films  Spy films  Fantasy films  Angel films  Film remakes 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Narrator, Contributor, Creator, Other, Interviewee, Author, Commentator, Costume designer, Singer, Artist, Honoree, Author of introduction, vac
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Bruno Ganz
 
Most widely held works by Bruno Ganz
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

188 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 2,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love
The reader by Stephen Daldry( Visual )

40 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Post-WWII, Germany. Michael Berg is a teenager who becomes ill and is helped home by Hanna, a stranger twice his age. Michael recovers from scarlet fever and seeks out Hanna to thank her. The two are quickly drawn into a passionate but secretive affair. Michael discovers that Hanna loves being read to and their physical relationship deepens. Hanna is enthralled as Michael reads to her from different works of literature. Despite their intense bond, Hanna mysteriously disappears one day and Michael is left confused and heartbroken. Eight years later, he is stunned to find Hanna back in his life, only this time as a defendant in the courtroom. As Hanna's past is revealed, Michael uncovers a deep secret that will impact both of their lives
Downfall by Oliver Hirschbiegel( Visual )

137 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Berlin, 1945, this powerful and provocative war drama retells the final days of the Second World War as recorded in the diaries of Hitler's private secretary, Traudl Junge, while barricaded with Hitler and his closest confidants in the Fuhrer's secret bunker
Luther by Kari Tikka( Visual )

33 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love) stars as Martin Luther, the brilliant man of God whose defiant actions changed the world, in this "epic, ravishingly beautiful" (The New York Times) film that traces Luther's extraordinary and exhilarating quest for the people's liberation. Regional princes and the powerful Church wield a fast, firm and merciless grip on 16th-century Germany. But when Martin Luther issues a shocking challenge to their authority, the people declare him their new leader and hero. Even when threatened with violent death, Luther refuses to back down, sparking a bloody revolution that shakes the entire continent to its core. - Container
The Manchurian candidate by John Frankenheimer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Alors que la course à la Maison Blanche entre dans sa dernière ligne droite, toute l'Amérique a les yeux fixés sur le jeune et brillant candidat à la présidence, Raymond Shaw. Durant la Guerre du Golfe, le sergent Shaw se couvrit de gloire en sauvant à lui seul sa patrouille. Pourtant, son chef, le major Bennett Marco, doute de la véracité de cet héroïque exploit. En revanche, chaque nuit, ce dernier est assailli de rêves terrifiants où il se voit fait prisonnier avec ses hommes, soumis à d'atroces tortures et contraint de tuer froidement deux de ses soldats avec la complicité de Shaw. Après qu'un ancien compagnon d'armes, au bord du suicide, lui révèle qu'il est hanté par les mêmes visions, Marco alerte ses supérieurs. En vain : ceux-ci se bornent à lui recommander un traitement psychiatrique. Marco contacte alors Shaw pour tirer l'affaire au clair."--Site Allociné, consulté le 9 juin 2016
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

123 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Ripley convinces a business associate to hire a young German picture-framer to assassinate a mobster
Pane e tulipani = Bread and Tulips by Silvio Soldini( Visual )

82 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,043 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a harried housewife is accidentally left behind while on vacation with her family, she decides to take a holiday of her own in Venice. She becomes charmed by the city and her newfound freedom. She decides to extend her stay, finding a job in a flower shop, renting a room from a wistful waiter, and rediscovers her love for playing the accordion. But her solo journey does not sit well with her tyrannical husband, who hires an amateur detective to bring her back home
Nosferatu : Phantom der Nacht by Werner Herzog( Visual )

92 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 851 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jonathan Harber, against the wishes of his wife, departs on a journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize a real estate deal. When he arrives at his destination, he encounters Count Dracula and a series of tragic events
Remember by Atom Egoyan( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"90-year-old Zev Guttman (Academy Award Winner Christopher Plummer, Beginners, The Sound of Music) is struggling with memory loss, living out his final years in a retirement home. Following the death of his beloved wife he receives a mysterious package from close friend Max (Academy Award Winner Martin Landau, Ed Wood, Crimes and Misdemeanors), containing money and a letter detailing a shocking plan. Surviving the torment of WW2, Zev and Max were prisoners in Auschwitz and remain haunted by one particular sadistic guard who was responsible for the death of both their families. Discovering his whereabouts, Zev is set to embark on a cross-continental road-trip to bring justice once and for all to the man who destroyed both their lives. Directed by Academy Award nominated filmmaker Atom Egoyan (The Sweet Hereafter, The Captive), also featuring Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), Bruno Ganz (Downfall) and Jurgen Prochnow (Das Boot), Remember explores with dignity the emotional terrain and lasting repercussions of a crime that will never be forgotten." -- jbhifi.com.au
Vitus by Fredi M Murer( Visual )

36 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vitus is a boy who seems to be from another planet. He has hearing like a bat, he plays piano like a virtuoso and studies encyclopaedias at the age of five. No wonder his parents begin to anticipate a brilliant future for him
Youth without youth by Francis Ford Coppola( Visual )

17 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Romania is on the brink of war with Germany and linguistics professor Dominic Matei has little left to live for. On Easter Day 1938, he crosses the street and is struck by a bolt of lightning. Badly burned and nearly dead, he amazes the doctors by healing in only a short time. He defies science and ages in reverse from 70 to 40. There's seemingly no limit to the wonder and love he can find in his new youth. He pursues lost dreams, endless knowledge and the secrets of life until his secret is discovered. Now he must use his increased intelligence to keep his powerful secret safe from the wicked powers that would use it for evil."--Container
Kraftidioten = In order of disappearance by Hans Petter Moland( Visual )

12 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in Norwegian and German and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The honorable citizen Nils plows snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, but when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa
Night train to Lisbon by Bille August( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin teacher Raimund Gregorius finds a book by Portuguese poet and doctor Amadeu de Prado and his life is irrevocably changed. Determined to learn more about the author, Gregorius boards the night train to Lisbon and begins to piece together an epic story of oppression and revolution, loyalty and betrayal, love and jealousy, played out against the backdrop of a brutal fascist dictatorship. In his exploration of Amadeu de Prado's life, Gregorius finds that life can change in an instant
Die Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O-- by Éric Rohmer( Visual )

66 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1799: Eine schuldlos von einem russischen Grafen geschwängerte Marquise wird, nachdem ihr Zustand ruchbar geworden ist, von den Eltern des Hauses verwiesen. Heinrich von Kleists Novelle wurde in Eric Rohmers sensibler Verfilmung zum demonstrativen Gegenteil eines sentimentalen Dramas. Mit Sinn für die Absurdität der Geschichte legt Rohmer die ironische Moralkritik der Vorlage bloß, um daraus ein heiteres Plädoyer für die praktizierte Menschlichkeit jenseits bürgerlicher Konventionen zu entwickeln. (Lexikon des internationalen Films)
Michael Kohlhaas by Arnaud Des Pallières( Visual )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the age of feudalism in decline, Europe rests at a tense crossroads between the old world and the new. Respected, well-to-do horse merchant Michael Kohlhaas is a loving husband and family man leading a peaceful existence, until a ruthless nobleman steals his horses, setting off a chain of irreversible events. Kohlhaas resorts to extremes after these crimes destroy his livelihood and trust in the law, igniting a rampage through the countryside in his quest for justice
Faraway, so close!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenders returns to the familiar characters of Wings of desire, charting the progress of the now earthbound ex-angel Damiel, and of Germany since the fall of the Wall
 
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Alternative Names
Bruno Gancs

Bruno Ganz acteur uit Zwitserland

Bruno Ganz actor suís

Bruno Ganz actor suizo

Bruno Ganz aktor i reżyser szwajcarski

Bruno Ganz attore svizzero

Bruno Ganz schweizer Schauspieler

Bruno Ganz Swiss actor

Μπρούνο Γκανζ

Бруно Ганц

Բրունո Գանց

ברונו גנץ

ברונו גנץ שחקן שווייצרי

برونو غانز ممثل سويسري

برونو غانس

برونو گانتس

브루노 간츠

ブルーノ・ガンツ

布鲁诺·冈茨

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DownfallLutherDer amerikanische Freund = American friendYouth without youthDie Marquise Von O-- = The Marquise of O--