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Raben, Peer

Overview
Works: 317 works in 1,057 publications in 7 languages and 8,746 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Silent films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Crime films  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Composer, Musician, Author, Actor, pmn, Performer, Producer, Arranger, Conductor, Contributor, Other, Instrumentalist, prs, Creator, Director
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 by G. W Pabst( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 802 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
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria Braun by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

47 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 702 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
Berlin Alexanderplatz : einen film in 13 teilen und einem epilog by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 597 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After spending four years in prison for killing his girlfriend, lumbering man-child Franz Biberkopf is finally released back into society. He wants to stay honest now he has left jail, but it is tough in the Alexanderplatz section of Berlin. After failing to succeed in several 'regular' jobs, he falls in with some old cohorts and an on-again, off-again association with thugs. Post-war society is crumbling, and it appears that nothing will bring it back. Originally made for television, Berlin Alexanderplatz is a prototype for the modern long-form drama, grandfather to Tony and the Sopranos
Faustrecht der Freiheit by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

28 editions published between 1974 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disreputable carnival worker hits it big via the lottery and, with his new money, gets some nice new friends--until a scheming lover steps in with less-than-honorable designs on that money
The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, Lola( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in German and English and held by 435 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 )

35 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

München, 1955: Die Film-Diva Veronika Voss, ein grosser Star der UFA-Zeit, einst angebliche Geliebte von Goebbels, hat ihre besten Zeiten hinter sich. In der BRD der Nachkriegszeit beginnt ihr Stern zu sinken, die Rollen bleiben aus. Einsam und drogenabhängig lebt sie im Sanatorium der Ärztin Dr. Katz. Doch die vermeintliche Wohltäterin ist ein Todesengel: Dr. Katz hält ihre Patientin gezielt morphiumabhängig, um sie sich gefügig zu machen und an das Vermögen der Diva zu kommen. Als Sportjournalist Robert Krohn Veronika kennen und lieben lernt, beschliesst er, sie aus den Fängen Dr. Katz' und ihrer Helferinnen zu berfreien. Doch will sich Veronika retten lassen?
Lola by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

40 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 370 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
Liebe ist kälter als der Tod by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

22 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 319 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 )

19 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in German and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Greek immigrant has a difficult time being accepted into a closed-minded Munich community in this searing social critique
Despair by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

16 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 284 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
Götter der Pest by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

21 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 278 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
Mutter Küsters fahrt zum Himmel = Mother Küsters goes to heaven by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

24 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 277 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
Warnung vor einer heiligen Nutte by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 260 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
Antiteaters greatest hits by Peer Raben( )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in German and English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die dritte Generation = The third generation by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

23 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 223 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
Lili Marleen by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

44 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 210 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
Ich will doch nur, das ihr mich liebt by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

12 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ordinary man seemingly has a perfect life. He just got married to a beautiful girl, moved to the city, and has a family to look after and love. During his childhood, his parents constantly made him feel rejected and worthless. Those issues slowly creep into his family life, resulting in a nervous breakdown and violence
Satansbraten by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in German and Undetermined and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poète endetté ayant connu à la fin des années 60 une reconnaissance de courte durée, Walter Kranz vit avec une femme irascible et un frère idiot. Obsédé par la page blanche, il se prend par narcissisme pour Stefan George, un poète symboliste, et s'applique durablement à l'imiter...Film le plus cynique, le plus drôle et le plus impertinent de Fassbinder. Ici le cinéaste allemand bâtit une comédie noire sur l'artiste face au culte de l'individualisme et révèle un sens inouï de l'autodérision en se jouant de Stefan George, poète homosexuel du vingtième siècle
Why does Herr R. run amok? = Warum läuft Herr R. amok?( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in German and English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A man who seems perfectly normal and content with his boring middle-class life, gets up from watching the TV one night and inexplicably kills his family and a visiting neighbor
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Ehe der Maria Braun = The Marriage of Maria BraunThe BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaDie Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss = Veronika VossLola
Alternative Names
Peer Raben Deutscher Filmkomponist und Schauspieler

Peer Raben Duits acteur

Peer Raben German composer and actor

Peer Raben tysk komponist

Peer Raben tysk kompositör

Rabenbauer, Wil

Rabenbauer Wil 1940-2007

Rabenbauer, Wilhelm

Rabenbauer Wilhelm 1940-2007

Rabenbauer Willi 1940-2007

Пеер Рабен немецкий композитор

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The BRD trilogy : Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The marriage of Maria Braun, Veronika Voss, LolaDie Sehnsucht der Veronika Voss = Veronika VossLola