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Mattes, Eva 1955-

Works: 580 works in 1,067 publications in 5 languages and 5,367 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  History  Made-for-TV movies  Melodrama  Fiction  Documentary films  Motion pictures  Personal narratives‡vAmerican 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Creator, Contributor, Costume designer, Other, Interviewee, Adapter, Narrator
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Eva Mattes
Woyzeck by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
69 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Franz Woyzeck is a hapless, hopeless soldier, alone and powerless in society, assaulted from all sides by forces he cannot control. Abused and tortured, both physically and psychologically by commanding officers, doctors and his unfaithful wife, Marie, Woyzeck struggles to hold on to his humanity and his fragile sanity. In the film's shattering climax, he is finally driven over the brink into madness and murder
Stroszek by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
47 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck. After they are harried and beaten by the thugs who have been Eva's pimps, they join Bruno's neighbor, Scheitz, an elderly eccentric, when he leaves Germany to live in Wisconsin. That winter on the barren prairie, Bruno works as a mechanic, Eva as a waitress. They buy a trailer. Then, bills mount, the bank threatens to repossess the trailer, Eva wants privacy, and the promise of a happy life deserts Bruno
My best fiend Klaus Kinski by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in German and English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary with film excerpts about the stormy relationship between frequent artistic partners, director Werner Herzog and actor Klaus Kinski
Die Bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant ein Krankheitsfall gewidmet dem, der hier Marlene wurde ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Petra von Kant is a successful fashion designer who carries on a melodrama of erotic attractions with two other women in her claustrophobic apartment
Deutschland bleiche Mutter Germany, pale mother by Helma Sanders-Brahms ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in German and English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historia de amor durante y después de la era Nazi. Explora las vidas privadas de una jóven esposa y su esposo, un soldado Nazi, y sus padres quienes toleraban a Hitler. Sin excusar las acciones de los protagonistas, los utiliza para mostrar cuan fácil lo impensable puede pasar
Deutschland, bleiche Mutter ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2008 in German and English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, newlywed Lene must watch her new husband go off to war during the German invasion of Poland. She discovers that she is pregnant and is forced to take her child on a journey across the war-ravaged countryside. Lene is in turn brave and foolhardy, resourceful and resilient, facing a bleak future with fierce determination
Otomo ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in German and Undetermined and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A fictionalized reconstruction of the story of Frederic Otomo, a West African political refugee, who is stopped on a subway by an intolerant conductor. He panics, breaks loose, and escapes. Hours later, when confronted by police, he stabs 5 officers before being gunned down by one of them
Céleste ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in German and Italian and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcel Proust, the celebrated author of "Remembrance of things past" is seen through the young eyes of Céleste Albaret, who for nine years before the writer's death, was his cook, companion, secretary, friend, and surrogate mother
Viehjud Levi by Thomas Strittmatter ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Jewish cattle dealer finds that Nazi propaganda has inflamed one of his favorite rural German communities, complicating both his business arrangements and his plans to marry a local farmer's daughter
My best fiend by Werner Herzog ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski. It reveals the deep trust between the two exceptional artists and their independently and simultaneously hatched plans to murder one another
Werner Herzog ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Even dwarfs started small: The inmates have taken over an institution in a bleak and savage world in which everyone's a dwarf. As one of the institution's directors holds a rebel hostage while issuing orders for calm, the other inmates run amok, smashing equipment, setting fires, fighting for power and tormenting two blind prisoners. In this land of reversed proportions, these revolutionary outcasts not only destroy the symbols of civilization -- cars, typewriters and dinner plates -- but trees and flowers and animals as well
Herzog/Kinski collection ( Visual )
in German and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first film of the collaboration between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, Don Lope de Aguirre dreams about conquering South America and leads his army on a doomed mission into oblivion. Jonathan Harker embarks on a long journey over the Carpathian Mountains to finalize real estate arrangements with a wealthy nobleman, little realizing that he is about to become involved with a dangerous vampire, Nosferatu. The third film in the collection, Woyzeck, focuses on a soldier battered beyond endurance by abuse from commanding officers, doctors and even his faithless wife. Fitzcarraldo has a mighty dream, to bring Enrico Caruso and Sarah Bernhardt together in a remote town in Peru for one great performance of Grand Opera. To achieve this he will have to overcome almost unsurmountable odds. Cobra Verde was a 19th century Brazilian bandit who is sent on a deadly mission to re-open the slave trade in West Africa. In meeting his mission he goes on to lead an army of women in a war against the local king. My best fiend is a film about the love-hate relationship between Werner Herzog and Klaus Kinski, two creative geniuses of the film industry
Meine deutschen Gedichte by Hartmut von Hentig ( Recording )
10 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lectura de poemas alemanes por Eva Mattes y Hartmut von Hentig
David ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in German and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"David (Mario Fische) is the son of a German rabbi during the early days of the Holocaust. The boy is a horrified witness to the burning of his father's synagogue and the humiliation of his relatives and neighbors. Breaking away from his family, David is able to earn enough money to emigrate to Palestine. The film makes an effort to weed out humanitarians amongst the hellraisers, giving points to a kindly German officer who helps David escape."--Allmovie
The short life of José Antonio Gutierrez ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the life of Marine Lance Cpl. José Antonio Gutierrez, a "green-card soldier" (i.e.: non-U.S. citizen member of the U.S. Armed Forces) who was the first American soldier killed in the Iraq War
The Fassbinder collection ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Martha: While vacationing with him in Rome, virginal 31-year-old librarian Martha Heyer loses her father to a heart attack. She doesn't know it but she has already met Helmut Salomon, her future husband, whom she expects to be the source of her individual and sexual fulfillment. After marriage however, Helmut, with chilling inscrutability, subjects her to constant physical and psychological tortures. Martha is an unrelenting depiction of the methodical way a bourgeois male reduces his wife to a state of absolute subjection, in accordance with Fassbinder's belief that marriage was the only socially accepted form of a completely sadomasochistic relationship
Die bitteren Tränen der Petra Von Kant The bitter tears of Petra von Kant by Rainer Werner Fassbinder ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A slow-paced but interesting psychological drama which examines sexual passion and exploitation among lesbians. Wealthy lesbian fashion designer Petra von Kant agonizes over the habits of her inconsistent lover Karin and unmercifully bosses around her secretary and love-slave Marlene, but finally the table is completely turned on Petra. The action is limited to Petra's apartment
A man like Eva ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A seriously daring contemplation of one of the most gifted, most troubling, most original film makers of his time"--Container
Das Herz sitzt links Klaus Wagenbach ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Klaus Wagenbach established his still-independent publishing house in Berlin in 1964. He became a cult figure of the Left in Europe and was frequently put on trial for his beliefs. Klaus Wagenbach tells the story of his life, which is also part of modern German history, with great liveliness and humor. What is the future of independing publishing today? The film provides insights into the world of publishing: production, planning lists, relations with authors, readings, anniveraries, book fairs
Offret = Le sacrifice by Andreĭ Arsenʹevich Tarkovskiĭ ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Swedish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sacrifice: A dark and complex drama about redemption and the nuclear holocaust. When a middle aged intellectual in retirement on an island in the Baltic Sea witnesses signs of what he believes to be a nuclear holocaust, he offers to make the ultimate sacrifice in return for the salvation of mankind
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Mattes, Evi 1954-
German (206)
English (18)
Italian (3)
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