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Bennent, David

Overview
Works: 71 works in 247 publications in 7 languages and 2,935 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Musical settings  History  Fiction  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Singer, Creator, Contributor, Costume designer
Classifications: PT2613.R338, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by David Bennent
Die Blechtrommel The tin drum ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in German and held by 1,157 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
Legend by Ridley Scott ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A forest dweller is chosen to save a beautiful princess and defeat the Lord of Darkness
Die Blechtrommel by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
66 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in German and French and held by 431 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oskar is born in Germany in 1924 with an advanced intellect. Repulsed by the hypocrisy of adults and the irresponsibility of society, he refuses to grow older after his third birthday. While the chaotic world around him careers toward the madness and folly of World War II, Oskar pounds incessantly on his beloved tin drum and perfects his uncannily piercing shrieks. An adaptation of Gunter Grass's acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire
The tin drum by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in German and English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in shriek piercing enough to break glass
Landschaft mit entfernten Verwandten by Heiner Goebbels ( Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dantzig, 1924. Le petit Oscar, enfant surdoué, voit le jour. Dès sa naissance, il trouve en face de lui deux pères possibles : l'un, Alfred, un allemand, époux légitime de sa mère, l'autre, Jan, un polonais, l'amant de celle-ci. Ne voulant pas accéder au monde des adultes, qui le répugne, Oscar décide de mettre fin à sa croissance. Tapi dans son enfance comme dans une cachette, une armure inviolable, Oscar devient un témoin attentif et railleur de tout ce qui se passe autour de lui. A ras du sol, il commente et ponctue de ses roulements de tambour une histoire qui est celle de sa famille, de sa ville natale et celle aussi de ce voisin redoutable qui terrifie et fascine ses compatriotes: le grand Reich allemand... (jaquette)
Poem ich setze den Fuss in die Luft und sie trug ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visual interpretations of a collection of poetry
Le tambour by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar est né à Dantzig au début des années 30, officiellement fils d'un épicier allemand mais possiblement le rejeton d'un cousin polonais de sa mère, Bronski. À 3 ans, dégoûté par l'immoralité et la vulgarité des adultes, il décide de ne plus grandir. Muet de surcroît, il manifeste sa désapprobation par des cris peuvant briser le verre et par de continuels battements sur un tambour jouet. Il traverse ainsi divers évènements historiques tels montée du nazisme, invasion de la Pologne et défaite des Allemands
El Tambor de hojalata ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Danzig, 1924. Oskar, un niño superdotado, decide dejar de crecer cuando cumple 3 años, como rechazo a su entorno. Mediante su tambor de hojalata, va punteando los grandes acontecimientos que rodean su existencia en una Alemania que camina hacia el nazismo
Tin drum Die Blechtrommel ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles Danzig in the 1920s/1930s and the life and times of Oskar Matzerath the son of a local dealer, a most unusual boy. Equipped with full intellect right from his birth, he decides at his third birthday not to grow up as he sees the crazy world around him at the eve of World War II. So he refuses the society and his tin drum symbolizes his protest against the middle-class mentality of his family and neighborhood, which stand for all passive people in Nazi Germany at that time
Die Blechtrommel ( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An intellectually challenging, visually stunning parable of modern society in violent transition--as narrated by Oskar Matzerath, one of the most unforgettably unique heroes of our time. Oskar is born into a world he never made and he hates what he sees. At three, decides to stop growing, then and there, and remain a three-year-old, alone, once and for all. The next two terrible decades of feast and famine, fascism and slaughter, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in a shriek piercing enough to break glass
Ulzhan by Volker Schlöndorff ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The parisian schoolteacher, Charles Simon, leaves Paris after a family tragedy, bound for Berg Khan Tengri, by car and then on foot. He refuses offers for a ride and in time it becomes apparent that he is journeying to Khan Tengri, not for spiritual enlightenment, as might be expected, but to find a rumored cache of gold. He is soon joined in his quest by two eccentrics: a Kazakhstani woman named Ulzhan, who teaches French at a local village school, and Shakuni, a hippie-turned-shaman from western Europe
Dog day canicule ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A ruthless fugitive on the run from the law and carrying several million dollars hides out in the home of a farm family. The tables soon turn, when the family becomes more criminally depraved than he is, and begins to terrorize him instead of the other way around."--Container
Die Blechtrommel : nach dem Roman von Günter Grass by Jean-Claude Carrière ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in German and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der dreijährige Oskar stellt sein Wachstum ein, um der kleinbürgerlich-bigotten Erwachsenenwelt nie angehören zu müssen. Mit seiner Kindertrommel bringt er seinen Protest über die Unzulänglichkeit der Welt zum Ausdruck
Ulzhan das vergessene Licht ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2008 in German and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The parisian schoolteacher, Charles Simon, leaves Paris after a family tragedy bound for Berg Khan Tengri, by car and then on foot. He refuses offers for a ride and in time it becomes apparent that he is journeying to Khan Tengri, not for spiritual enlightenment, as might be expected, but to find a rumored cache of gold. He is soon joined in his quest by two eccentrics: a Kazakhstani woman named Ulzhat, who teaches French at a local village school, and Shakuni, a hippie-turned-shaman from western Europe
Endspiel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1997 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Blechtrommel Tin drum ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Story about Oskar Matzerath, who at age three decides to stop growing. For the next two decades, during the Nazi reign in Eastern Europe, he remains frozen in size, suspended in the outraged innocence of childhood. Oskar has two weapons to see him through the ordeal of modern history: his tin drum, which he bangs to drown out horror and hypocrisy, and his childish voice raised in a shriek piercing enough to break glass
Die Blechtrommel nach dem Roman "Die Blechtrommel" von Günter Grass ( )
2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ulzhan - das vergessene Licht ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Blechtrommel Le tambour ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in German and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oscar est né à Dantzig au début des années 30, officiellement fils d'un épicier allemand mais possiblement le rejeton d'un cousin polonais de sa mère, Bronski. À 3 ans, dégoûté par l'immoralité et la vulgarité des adultes, il décide de ne plus grandir. Muet de surcroît, il manifeste sa désapprobation par des cris pouvant briser le verre et par de continuels battements sur un tambour jouet. Il traverse ainsi divers évènements historiques tels montée du nazisme, invasion de la Pologne et défaite des Allemands
 
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