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Raben, Peer

Overview
Works: 340 works in 826 publications in 8 languages and 7,559 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Gangster films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction 
Roles: Composer, Author, Actor, Performer, Contributor, Arranger, Conductor, Musician, Instrumentalist, Scenarist, Creator, Producer, Director, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peer Raben
Die Büchse der Pandora Variationen auf das Thema Frank Wedekinds Lulu = Pandora's box : variations on the theme of Frank Wedekind's Lulu ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise and inevitable fall of an amoral but naive young woman whose insouciant eroticism inspires lust and violence in those around her
Berlin Alexanderplatz einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in German and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story of Franz Biberkof, a former transportation worker. Newly-released from prison where he has served four years for an irrational act of violence, he returns to his Berlin neighborhood resolved to go straight. However, the influences of local cronies, grinding poverty, and the apparent decay of society begin to overwhelm him
Die Ehe der Maria Braun The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
26 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 442 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black comedy about the vicissitudes of a German war bride who builds an industrial empire after the end of World War II
The BRD trilogy Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in German and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1978 Rainer Werner Fassbinder embarked upon a project to trace the history of postwar Germany in a series of films told through the eyes of 3 remarkable women. The 3 films would garner him the international acclaim for which he had always yearned and place his name foremost in the canon of New German Cinema
Die Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss Veronika Voss by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
23 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Once the toast of Germany, Veronika Voss had allegedly been an intimate of Joseph Gobbels. Playing to an increasingly diminishing fan following, Veronika turns to drugs to cushion her against the cruelties of life. Her self-destruction is accelerated by her Dr. Katz, who plys Veronika with morphine in order to gain control of the actress's money and property. A well-meaning sportswriter tries to save Veronika from herself, sacrificing his own personal happiness - and the life of his girlfriend Cornelia Froeboess - in the process. Allegedly an amalgam of several true stories, Veronika Voss is the second of Fassbinder's "postwar trilogy" (the others are The Marriage of Maria Braun and Lola)
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
28 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Entire History of the German Federal Republic trilogy. Lola, a seductive cabaret singer and dancer in the 1950s, is romantically involved with Von Bohm, a morally upright building inspector. Recently appointed Building Commissioner, Von Bohm is committed to eradicating corruption. Consequently, he's given quite a shock when he is called into inspect the brothel where Lola works and discovers her there. With that, Von Bohm is left to question whether he is more loyal to the woman he loves so passionately or the career he believes in so strongly. The other entries in the trilogy are Veronika Voss and The Marriage of Maria Braun
The Marriage of Maria Braun ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Maria marries Hermann Braun the night before he is shipped to the Russian front. Eventually she receives word that he has been killed so she takes a job as a barmaid in a cafe that caters to American soldiers. As she begins rebuilding her life, she finds herself selling her soul in order to achieve financial success, much the same way Fassbinder saw post-WWII Germany"--Container
Der Amerikanische Soldat by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
14 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's homage to American gangster movies. Ricky, i professional killer, is hired by 3 Munich policemen upon his return to Germany from America. He visits family, meets up with friends, and drops by old haunts, all the while carrying out his kills without hesitation of emotion. Upon completion of all his assignments, Ricky finds himself in a shoo-out with the cops who hired him
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in German and Italian and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's debut feature depicts a chilly love triangle between a minor-league hood, his girl, and a career criminal
Katzelmacher by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in German and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Greek immigrant has a difficult time being accepted into a closed-minded Munich community in this searing social critique
Faustrecht der Freiheit Fox and his friends by Tango Film( Visual )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in German and English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fassbinder directs and stars as a gay lower-class carnival performer known as Fox the Talking Head, who strikes it rich by winning a lottery. Then he has an ill-fated romance with an elegant upperclass lover
Götter der Pest by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in German and Italian and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A handsome ex-con divides his affections between two women and a close male friend while descending back into the criminal underworld
Despair by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
5 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in English and German and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hermann Hermann, a Russian emigrant and successful chocolate magnate, starts to experience hallucinations. One day, he meets Felix and is sure that this man is his doppelganger. His delusional thinking leads him to hatch a plan to relieve him of his mental anguish
Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in German and French and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Creation is chaos in this dramatization of the neuroses rampant on a movie set, inspired by Fassbinder and his crew's own experiences
Lili Marleen by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
39 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Based on Lale Andersen's autobiography, this is the story of Willie, a young and undiscovered singer in love with a Jewish composer working for a clandestine organization. They are separated during the war, as Willie rises to fame in Nazi Germany
Satansbraten by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
7 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fassbinders radikales, satirisches Künstlerporträt innerhalb des bürgerlichen Kulturbetriebs, das gleichzeitig deutliche autobiografische Züge aufweist. Angrifflsustig wie kaum ein Film nach dem Krieg sprengt dieses Drama endgültig die Ketten, die Fassbinder bis dato noch hielten. Der einstmals als "Dichter der Revolution" gefeierte Künstler Walter Kranz befindet sich seit nunmehr zwei Jahren in einer Schaffenskrise. Verzweifelt wendet er sich an seinen Verleger, damit er ihm einen erneuten finanziellen Vorschuss zur Realisierung seines neuen Buches zur Verfügung stellt. Als dieser empört ablehnt, ist Kranz bereit, alles für die Wiederherstellung seines Rufes und seiner Finanziellen Eigenständigkeit zu tun... (Quelle: Umschlagtext)
Mutter Küsters fahrt zum Himmel Mother Küsters goes to heaven ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A factory worker goes berserk one day killing the boss' son and then throwing himself into the machinery. Trying to clear her husband's name, the murderer's widow journeys through ludicrous arenas of yellow journalism and left-wing politics
Die dritte Generation The third generation ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in German and English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inept group of middle-class German radicals plot to kidnap the director of a multinational company. Their position is compromised by the arrival of two mysterious strangers, yet still they persist with their controversial strategy
Querelle by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )
29 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fassbinder's final film; a stylized, delirious interpretation of Genet's story of a proud and tough loner, the sailor Querelle who becomes involved in drug smuggling, homosexual adventures, and murder. Originally shot in English; also released in a German-dubbed print as "Querelle--ein pakt mit dem Teufel."
2046 by Kar-wai Wong( Visual )
22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hong Kong, 1966. Dans sa petite chambre d'hôtel, Chow Mo Wan, écrivain en mal d'inspiration, tente de finir un livre de science-fiction situé en 2046. A travers l'écriture, Chow se souvient des femmes qui ont traversé son existence solitaire. Passionnées, cérébrales ou romantiques, elles ont chacune laissé une trace indélébile dans sa mémoire et nourri son imaginaire
 
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Alternative Names
Rabenbauer, Wil
Rabenbauer Wil 1940-2007
Rabenbauer, Wilhelm
Rabenbauer Wilhelm 1940-2007
Rabenbauer Willi 1940-2007
Languages
German (186)
English (27)
French (17)
Chinese (12)
Italian (10)
Spanish (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Swedish (1)
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