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Luther, Igor

Overview
Works: 95 works in 253 publications in 8 languages and 3,510 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Science fiction films  Historical films  Biographical films  Filmed operas  Dystopian films  War films  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Cinematographer , Videographer , Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Igor Luther
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

82 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Danzig, 1924. Oskar Matzerath is born with an intellect beyond his infancy. As he witnesses the hypocrisy of adulthood and the irresponsibility of society, Oskar rejects both, and, on his third birthday, refuses to grow. Caught in a baffling state of perpetual childhood, Oskar lashes out at all he surveys with piercing screams and frantic poundings on his tin drum, while the unheeding, chaotic world marches onward to the madness and folly of World War II."--Container
Danton by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

14 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1793, la Francia repubblicana è in grave crisi. Danton chiede più indulgenza e i negoziati di pace con le forze realiste, Robespierre continua a sostenere la necessità del Terrore della guerra fino alla vittoria. (Mereghetti)
The handmaid's tale by Margaret Atwood( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the not-so-distant future, strong-willed and beautiful Kate (Richardson) possesses a precious commodity that most women have lost and most men want to control ... fertility. Forced into a brain-washing bootcamp that turns fertile women into surrogate mothers for social-elite men and their infertile wives, Kate thinks she's made out well when she's assigned to an eminent party leader (Duvall). But when she learns that he's sterile, she's faced with the impossible choice: produce him an heir or die!"--Conteneur
Die Faelschung by Dennis Waterman( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in German and English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Der Fangschuss = Coup de grace by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama set in 1919 shortly following the conclusion of WWI. A German army unit has been sent to the Baltic to keep Communism at bay. Billeted to an estate, the daughter of the mansion falls in love with the commander, but is spurned by him
Parsifal by Richard Wagner( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A religious drama where salvation comes to the knight through compassion, renunciation, and suffering
Requiem für eine romantische Frau Die radikalste Liebesgeschichte der deutschen Romantik. Die Geschichte von Auguste Bußmann und Clemens Brentano von Hans Magnus Enzensberger by Dagmar Knöpfel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eine Liebesgeschichte, wie sie die deutschen Romantiker forderten: die 16jährige Auguste und der 30jährige Clemens, eine radikale Romantikerin und ein halbherziger Dichter. Die heisse Liebe ist ein skandalöses Abenteuer mit allen Zutaten: Flucht vor den Verwandten und dem Skandal, rasche Heirat, intensive Eheszenen zwischen Kampf und Konfrontation, Faszination und Frust, Willfährigkeit und Widerstand
The legend of Suriyothai( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in Thai and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Die Geschichte der Dienerin by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de 21e eeuw is de VS de Republiek Gilead geworden, een land waar godsdienstfanaten de macht hebben overgenomen, dat geteisterd wordt door milieurampen, waar burgeroorlogen woeden en overzeese gebieden besmette strafkampen zijn geworden. Vrouwen zijn veelal onvruchtbaar geworden door straling en zijn volledig ondergeschikt. Hoge officieren die kinderloos zijn, krijgen een dienstmaagd toegewezen voor 'reproduktieve' doeleinden
The man who lies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the run from pursuing soldiers, Boris finds refuge in a small European town ingratiating himself in the community, weaving tales of his encounters with the martyred rebel, and thereby seducing a widow, sister, and maid. Boris erotic games are interrupted when a mysterious stranger arrives in the village
Die Fälschung = Le faussaire by Volker Schlöndorff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grateful for a respite from his imploding marriage, Hamburg newspaperman Georg arrives in civil war torn Beirut to chronicle the bloody Lebanese war. Inside a shell-pitted hotel, Georg and colleague Hoffman, join a cynical international coterie of competitive fellow journalists. Outside, they take their lives in their own hands, dodging bullets and conducting interviews that are always just a trigger pull away from becoming executions
Il tamburo di latta( Visual )

2 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oskar Matzerah, nato a Danzica nel 1924, decide all'età di tre anni di non crescere più. Da quel giorno non si separa più dal suo tamburo, porta al cimitero la madre e i suoi due presunti padri finché nel 1945 si risolve a diventare adulto, ma molto speciale. (Mymovies)
Krieg und Frieden & Der Kandidat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krieg und Frieden: At the peak of the Cold War, the short-range missile crisis, neutron bombs could have potentially annihilated Central Europe. 300,000 protesters in Bonn. German Chancellor Schmidt resigns. This is a film collage about war
Eine Liebe in Deutschland by Andrzej Wajda( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in German and Undetermined and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic love affair develops between a German Shopkeeper's wife and a Polish prisoner-of-war in a small German village during World War II
Eden and After( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"... A dreamlike fable in which a group of French students are drawn into the psychological and sexual games of a mysterious Dutchman. Once they imbibe his "fear powder," the students experience a series of hallucinatory episodes ... This special edition includes .. a complete alternate cut of the film, entitled 'N. took the dice' [79 min.]" -- Container
Biografie - Ein Spiel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1970 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannes Kürmann, Entdecker des so genannten Kürmannschen Reflexes, ist ein namhafter Verhaltensforscher. An Versuche mit Tieren gewöhnt, schreitet er zu einem ungewöhnlichen Experiment mit sich selbst. Er unternimmt den Versuch, seine eigene Lebensgeschichte nachträglich zu korrigieren. Vor allem geht es darum, die Ehe mit seiner eigenwilligen Frau Antoinette ungeschehen zu machen. Anfangs erscheint ihm nichts leichter als das, aber in der direkten Gegenüberstellung mit den wichtigsten Stationen seiner Vergangenheit erweist sich, wie zäh diese Biografie an ihrem widerstrebenden Hauptakteur haftet. Wie Kürmann sich bei seiner Konfrontation mit der Vergangenheit auch dreht und wendet, mit frappierender Zwangsläufigkeit läuft alles auf seine gegenwärtige Situation hin. Am Ende liegt er unheilbar krank in einer Klinik und verdämmert in Morphium und Resignation
Leben des schizophrenen Dichters Alexander Maerz by Heinar Kipphardt( Visual )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1992 in German and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seit elf Jahren ist Alexander März Patient in einer Psychiatrischen Klinik. Er gilt als unheilbar. Mit dieser Diagnose gibt sich der neue Arzt Dr. Kofler nicht zufrieden. Er gründet mit Alexander und anderen Patienten eine Therapiegemeinschaft
Porträt eines Richters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brundibar revisited( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hans Kràsa's children's opera, 'Brundibar' was performed more than 50 times between 1943 and 1944 by Jewish children in the Theresienstadt ghetto. The simple story of the struggle against evil was abused by the Nazis as a propaganda tool and was used for by those imprisoned in the camps to symbolize the victory of good over evil. In this documentary a Berlin-based youth theatre group stages the opera. The members of the group are young people from different ethnic backgrounds who live on the fringes of society. Holocaust? Again? Is the first reaction of the members of the theatre company when they hear about their newest project. They start questioning their complacent attitude towards German history. They travel to Theresienstadt to learn about the terrors of the Third Reich, and the conditions in which the opera played such a crucial role. The group is accompanied by Greta Klingsberg, a charismatic elderly woman from Israel and one of the few survivors of the original cast of Brundibar. She takes the young Germans on a trip back in time and, slowly, they start questioning their attitudes and apathy towards German history. When the young actors bow at the end of the premiere of their "Brundibar", Greta is sitting in the audience, deeply moved by the performance of her friends" --Container
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Die Blechtrommel = The tin drum
Alternative Names
Igor Luther director of photography uit Slowakije

Igor Luther Slovakian cinematographer

Igor Luther Slovenský kameraman

Igor Luther slowakischer Kameramann

Игорь Лютер

איגור לצ'ר

ايغور لوثر

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