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Kern, Peter 1949-2015

Overview
Works: 87 works in 200 publications in 4 languages and 1,271 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Experimental films  History  Fantasy films  Road films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Feminist films  Independent films 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Author, Other, Creator, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Peter Kern
Despair by Fassbinder( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and English and held by 227 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
Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland = Our Hitler, a film from Germany( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic nightmare that ruminates on Adolf Hitler and the effect he continues to wield over Germany. In a series of 22 tableaux set on a soundstage, Syberberg makes use of puppets, props, a thundering Wagnerian soundtrack, and rear-screen projection to evoke Nazi Germany, the origins of the Third Reich, and the disturbing aftermath that followed. It is a fever dream on Germany's need to come to terms with Nazism
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

19 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives 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
Falsche Bewegung = Wrong move( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in German and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an aimless writer who leaves his hometown to find himself and winds up befriending a group of other travelers. Seeking inspiration to help him escape his creative funk, he instead discovers the limits of attempts to refashion one's identity
Die Jungfrauenmaschine = Virgin machine by Monika Treut( Visual )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in German and English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a a lesbian Candide
Ludwig : Requiem für einen jungfräulichen König( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ludwig II, the mad king, is portrayed with a highly imaginative interpretation through a series of sketches and tableaux with cabaret music, Oscar-nominated costumes, and colorful characters
Hitler, ein film aus Deutschland by Hans Jürgen Syberberg( Visual )

15 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in German and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highly experimental telefilm providing a panoramic view of the sources which helped shape early twentieth-century Germany through the Nazi period
Johanna d'Arc of Mongolia( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and Multiple languages and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven Western women travelers meet aboard the Trans-Siberian Express. Suddenly ambushed by a band of Mongol horsewomen, they are abducted to the plains of Inner Mongolia and embark on a fantastic camel ride across the countryside
Borders( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Seven Africans, one woman and six men, decide to enter Europe clandestinely to start a new life. Together, they face dangers and obstacles, but as they get closer to Tangiers, the last stop before they reach Spain and liberty, their inter-group solidarity starts to fall apart."--Container
Hamlet - This is your family Schlingensiefs Züricher Hamlet-Inszenierung( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gossenkind = Street kid( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wearing his trademark tight jeans, cowboy boots, and an over-the-top Elvis pompador, 14-year-old Axel Glitter is the trickiest little hustler in Dusseldorf. But when he forcefully intrudes upon the life of an unhappily married man, he unwittingly triggers a tragic chain reaction of unleashed passions and dark pursuits
Ludwig : requiem for a virgin king( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Ludwig II, the mad king, is portrayed with a highly imaginative interpretation through a series of sketches and tableaux with cabaret music. Oscar-nominated costumes, and colorful characters
Blutsfreundschaft( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

16-year-old Axel falls out with his step-father and becomes involved in a neo-nazi gang. To join the gang he has to prove himself by killing a social worker. He runs away and takes refuge in a dry-cleaning shop run by 80-year-old Gustav Tritzinsky (Helmut Berger). Axel reminds Gustav of the lover he had during the war, his first love whom he betrayed to the Gestapo, so to atone for that betrayal he takes Axel in. Now Axel has to choose between his homophobic street friends and the friendship and obsession of a homosexual old man. --
Terror 2000 Intensivstation Deutschland( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The setting is Germany, right after re-unification. A social-worker, with the mission to bring a Polish family to their destination (an immigration camp in a little provincial town called Rassau), is kidnapped. Chief inspector Koern and his girl-friend start to investigate in this matter in Rassau, exploring a world of obsessive sex and an over-whelming irrational love of the German nation, which infiltrates everyone's mind. Racism doesn't start with shaved hair and boots but rather in the middle of society itself (adapted from IMDb)
Ludwig : requiem für einen Jungfraulichen König = Requiem for a virgin king( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic exploration of the life of King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886), featuring a collage-like mixture of images from German folklore and history. The first section presents in the course of one single night several significant events in the life of Ludwig. The second section depicts nightmarish projections of his fantasies and reality, as well as his fall from grace and death
Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland( Recording )

in Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Terror 2000( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

“In Anlehnung an das Gladbecker Geiseldrama geht es um zwei flüchtige Gangster, die in einer ostdeutschen Kleinstadt Asylanten peinigen, hofiert von einer sensationsgeilen Medienschar und verfolgt von zwei erfolglosen Kriminalbeamten”.--Coffret
Peter Kern( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adele Spitzeder( Visual )

4 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in German and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daughter of a respected family of performers attempts to make a breakthrough in acting. When this doesn't succeed, she decides to establish herself in the banking industry. However, her bank declares bankruptcy and she is charged with embezzlement
Adele Spitzeder( Book )

3 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in German and Undetermined and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Peter Kern acteur autrichien

Peter Kern attore, regista, sceneggiatore e produttore austriaco

Peter Kern Austrian actor, film director, screenwriter and film producer

Peter Kern Oostenrijks filmregisseur

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