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Das Werk (Firm)

Overview
Works: 12 works in 20 publications in 2 languages and 690 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Road films  Detective and mystery films  Documentary films  Interviews  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Crime films  History  Nonfiction films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Das Werk (Firm)
2001: a space travesty( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the president of the United States is kidnapped by aliens and replaced with a clone, the police call on the Marshal of the International Security Force, before they clone the rest of the world's leaders. He heads to Vegan, which is run by an evil doctor and inhabited by aliens who have learned to speak English by watching television and talking like different Hollywood movie stars. Can they find the real president and return to Earth with him?
Heavy metal 2000( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When lowly space pirate Tyler gets his hands on the key to the chamber of immortality, he becomes a powerful psychopath prepared to destroy anything and anyone in his path. After ravaging the peaceful planet Eden, buxom avenger F.A.K.K.2 rises from the ashes of her fallen planet to hunt Tyler, rescue her kidnapped sister and reclaim the key to immortality"--Container
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer travels across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
Der scharlachrote Buchstabe = The scarlet letter by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After 7 years Hester Prynne's missing husband finds her forced to wear the letter 'A' branding her as an adultress. He becomes obsessed with proving the true identity of the father of the illegitimate Pearl while the Rev. Dimmesdale, the father, is slowly consumed by his guilt
Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky = The Skladanowsky brothers by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les débuts du cinématographe à Berlin, à travers l'expérience des frères Skladanowsky : forains et bricoleurs, ceux-ci montrèrent le 1er novembre 1895 une projection payante de huit boucles de film (soit six semaines avant celle des frères Lumière). Tournée en grande partie sur une caméra à manivelle de l'époque du muet, l'histoire de leur triomphe et de leur déception
Chambre 666 : Cannes May '82 by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenders asks a number of film directors from around the world to, in a room alone with camera and sound recorder, answer a simple question: "What is the future of cinema?"
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about American gangster films the the Americanization of European cinema and lifestyles, the story centers on a young German picture-framer who is hired to assassinate a mobster
The Clubhouse Detectives in Big trouble( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When the gang learns the clubhouse is half on the neighbour's property and the girl next door wants her part, they must find a way to divide and save their hangout! While thinking of ideas to save their hideaway they come across a violin with a treasure map inside. The gang decides to follow the map in hopes it may lead to a fortune to help save their clubhouse. Unfortunately, they discover they're not along on their quest! Will the gang save the clubhouse?"--Container
The fine art of separating people from their money( Visual )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Fine Art of Separating People From Their Money is a provocative voyage through the evolution of commercials. Dennis Hopper hosts this unique look at the commercial as an artistic medium. The film explores how humor, art and shock-value are used to promote products. Featured clips from classic commercials include the well-known 1984 Apple commercial and the Alka Seltzer "mama mia" campaign. Interviews with directors such as Spike Lee, Hugh Hudson, Tony Scott and Alan Parker offer thought-provoking insights into the advertising world which has strongly influenced the modern feature film and contemporary visual arts
The world's best sellers by Hermann Vaske( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Includes clips of 60 of the most outrageous and influential commercials of all time. Examines commercial advertising's influence on feature films and the techniques that have made commercials an art form on par with major motion pictures
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again. Loosely based on Sam Shepard's Motel Chronicles
 
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Languages
English (16)

German (4)