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Schmitz, Oliver

Overview
Works: 66 works in 240 publications in 9 languages and 3,152 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Short films  Film adaptations  Legal films  Anthology films  Television mini-series  Fiction  Television comedies  Crime films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Author, fmd, Restager , Film editor, Scenarist, Actor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.7372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Oliver Schmitz
 
Most widely held works by Oliver Schmitz
Paris, je t'aime = Paris, I love you by Tristan Carné( Visual )

20 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stories of love from the city of love"--Container
Mapantsula by Oliver Schmitz( Visual )

44 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anti-apartheid drama that looks at life in Johannesburg through the eyes of a black petty criminal
Life, above all by Khomotso Manyaka( Visual )

34 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I den dammtorra lilla byn Elandsdoorn, strax utanför Johannesburg, går det enkla livet sin gilla gång. Hela samhället är väl sammansvetsade och ställer upp för varandra - men det gäller att hålla sig inom de oskrivna lagar som råder. 12-åriga Chanda är en hårt arbetande och lovande ung student med lysande framtidsutsikter, men hennes liv förändras drastiskt när hennes lillasyster oväntat dör. Ungefär samtidigt blir hennes redan förkrossade mor Lillian allvarligt sjuk. Hennes styvfar dränker sorgen i alkohol och lämnar Chanda ensam med att ta hand om sina två småsyskon. [ForlagEtt]
In a time of violence( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2019 in Zulu and English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story concerning changing values, violent cultural and political clashes and conflict among black families in Johannesburg, South Africa
Paris, je t'aime by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

11 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in French and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20 short films, each set in a different arrondissement of Paris
The hangman : shepherds and butchers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A jaded South African lawyer takes on a prison guard's murder case
Shepherds and butchers( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a jaded lawyer takes on 19-year-old Pretorian prison guard Leon Labuschagne's seemingly hopeless murder case, South Africa's capital punishment system is as much on trial as the defendant
Mapantsula : the book by Oliver Schmitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hijack stories by Oliver Schmitz( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and French and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the mean streets of Soweto, carjacking is a way of life for Zama and his crew. For Sox, his old school friend, life could not be more different. Cash, success and a privileged upbringing set him a world apart. When an opportunity [arises] for Sox to try to land a part in a TV show - as a gangster - he calls on Zama to teach him the ways of the underworld."--Container
Türkisch für anfänger :( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains all three seasons of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Turkish patchwork family
In a time of violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Bongani and Mpho, two young ANC "comrades" and lovers from Soweto. Bongani is the sole witness to a train massacre by Duma, a militant with the Zulu-supported Inkatha Freedom Party. Since Bongani was recognized, the couple is forced to take refuge in his uncle's apartment in Johannesburg
Türkisch für Anfänger. Turkish for beginners( Visual )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first 12 episodes of the television series that centers around a German woman who is in a relationship with a Turkish police officer. He has a son and a daughter, and their mother is deceased. She likewise has a son and a daughter, and when they decide to move in together, there is much chaos and confusion, as cultures collide and love develops between the young Lena, and her stepbrother, Cem
In a time of violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this episode, Bongani disagres with the plan by Mpho and his other ANC "comrades" to purchase guns for a retaliatory raid against Inkatha supportes. Mpho finally managed to buy guns from Pedro but her relationship with Bongani becomes strained. When they part on a busy street, Bongani is kidnapped by an unmarked police car
In a time of violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Zulu and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At this third and final episode, Bongani is held secretly by Lieutenant Vissers who threatens to turn him over to Duma, the Inkatha thug, if he doesn't name ANC activists. But Bongani's friends and lawyer have identified the kidnap vehicle as a police car and bring pressure on the police. Visser's superior tel him that he must release Bongani
Fruits of defiance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes events in the Aug.-Sept. 1989 defiance campaign from the prespective of South African citizens in the Mannenberg area, of Cape Flats; the mass campaign and violent reaction of the police is interwoven with interviews of residents and marchers
Türkisch für Anfänger by Christian Ditter( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 13 to 24 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Türkisch patchwork family
Paris je t'aime( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paris, je t'aime" is about the plurality of cinema in one mythic location: Paris, the City of Love. Twenty filmmakers will bring their own personal touch, underlining the wide variety of styles, genres, encounters and the various atmospheres and lifestyles that prevail in the neighborhoods of Paris
Paris, je t'aime stories of love from the heart of the city by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each director was invited to tell a story set in one of the Paris neighborhoods. the result is a kaleidoscope of stories about joy, separation, unexpected strange encounters and most of all, about love
Geliebtes Leben Jede Wahrheit braucht einen, der sie ausspricht( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die 12-jährige Chanda (Khomotso Manyaka) wächst in einfachen, aber liebevollen Verhältnissen im ländlichen Township Elandsdoorn in der südafrikanischen Provinz auf. Sie ist eine gute Schülerin und blickt zuversichtlich auf ihr Leben und ihre Zukunft. Doch Chandas Welt verändert sich schlagartig, als ihre einjährige Schwester Sara stirbt und kurz darauf ihr Stiefvater Jonah (Aubrey Poolo) verschwindet. Als auch noch ihre Mutter Lilian (Lerato Mvelase) schwer erkrankt, ist Chanda völlig auf sich gestellt und muss die Verantwortung für ihre zwei jüngeren Geschwister übernehmen. Aber die einst so zuvorkommende Nachbarschaft meidet die Familie zunehmend, und nur die unangenehm neugierige Mrs. Tafa (Harriet Manamela) mischt sich mehr ein, als Chanda lieb ist. Das Mädchen ahnt, dass alles mit der Krankheit ihrer Mutter und dem Tod ihrer Schwester zu tun haben könnte, aber niemand spricht offen mit ihr. Tabus, Geheimnisse und Angst sind allgegenwärtig. Da entschliesst sich Chanda gegen jede Regel, Fragen zu stellen und das Schweigen zu brechen
Türkisch für Anfänger by Edzard Onneken( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episodes 37 to 52 of the German comedy television series on the trials and tribulations of a new German-Türkisch patchwork family
 
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Alternative Names
Oliver Schmitz cinéaste

Oliver Schmitz filmregisseur uit Zuid-Afrika

Oliver Schmitz regista e sceneggiatore sudafricano

Oliver Schmitz südafrikanischer Filmregisseur, Filmeditor und Drehbuchautor

Oliver Schmitz südafrikanischer Regisseur und Drehbuchautor

Оливер Шмитц

אוליבר שמיץ

الیور اشمیتز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تدوینگر، و کارگردان اهل آفریقای جنوبی

올리버 슈미츠

オリヴァー・シュミッツ

奥利弗·舒密兹

奧利維・舒密茲

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