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Filmgalerie 451

Overview
Works: 162 works in 267 publications in 4 languages and 2,907 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  War films  Action and adventure films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Experimental films  Social problem films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Filmgalerie 451
Der Hauptmann = The captain by Robert Schwentke( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in German and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Based on the astonishing true story of a teenage German soldier whose sadism would eventually earn him the nickname of the executioner of Emsland. The Captain picks up two weeks before the end of the war. A petrified soldier, fleeing military police, finds a Nazi captain's uniform to wear and avoid execution. Thus disguised and high on the terrifying charisma of his clothing, he invents a secret mission from the Huhrer and embaks on a brutal odyssey of torture and slaughter"--Container
Otomo( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in German and held by 282 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
Parabeton : Pier Luigi and Roman concrete( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered the Architect's Architect of the 20th century, Nervi is the creator of style-forming constructions and a grand master of concrete buildings. Directed by Heinz Emigholz, Parabeton presents seventeen of his buildings punctuated by Ancient Roman constructions, suggesting, with its gorgeous compositions, a relationship between the two
Streetscapes [dialogue]( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A director speaks at length to a psychoanalyst, confiding his obsessions, fears, ideas about cinema, and creative blocks. Based on his own six-day psychoanalytic treatment with trauma specialist Zohar Rubinstein, Heinz Emigholz's latest masterwork is a demonstration of his singular working methods, and a playful, moving treatise on trauma and architecture
Hitler, ein Film aus Deutschland = Our Hitler, a film from Germany by TMS Film GmbH/Solaris Film/EDR/I. N.A/BBC( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of 22 tableaux set on a soundstage, Syberberg makes use of puppets, props, a Wagnerian soundtrack, and rear-screen projection to evoke Nazi Germany, the origins of the Third Reich, and the aftermath that followed
Ferien( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bourgeois family escapes the noise and crowding of Berlin for a summer in the country. Laura, Paul, and their children are joining Laura's mother Anna, her stepfather Robert, her half-brother Max, and her younger sister Sophie, who has been distant for years and arrives unexpectedly. Laura and Paul's marriage is in crisis, Anna's mother is dying, and Max spends all his time with his girlfriend. The shifting constellations of the family are revealed in individual conversations and encounters. The tragic irony is, of course, the incongruity between the stability of each character's identity in their own mind and the constantly changing roles each actually inhabits
Stilles Land( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in German and English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Silent Country] A young, naive and enthusiastic theater director named Kai comes to a grim provincial town to put on Beckett's Waiting for Godot. Although the lethargic theater company shows no interest in the play, his spirit remains undaunted.Meanwhile, it is fall 1989. The world is changing and somewhere, far away in the capital, a revolution is taking place and it seems that wishes might come true. Great hopes emerge in the little town and unexpected events overtake Kai's mutating production
The invisible frame by Film Galerie 451/ Geothe Institut( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2020 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Invisible Frame: Depicts a poetic passage through varied landscapes, this time on both sides of the former Wall
Halbmond( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three short stories by the American expatriate, Paul Bowles, are brought to sinister life - Merkala Beach; Call at Corazon; and Allal. All are haunting films that capture the essensce of Bowle's vision of humanity and his love of strange, colorful locals
Loos Ornamental by Heinz Emigholz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows 27 buildings and interiors designed by Austrian architect Adolf Loos in order of their construction. Presented without narration
Sullivans Banken = Sullivan's banks by Heinz Emigholz( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A exploration (presented without narration) of eight bank buildings designed by architect Louis Henry Sullivan
Schindlers Häuser [40 Bauwerke von Rudolph M. Schindler (1887-1953)] = Schindlers houses by Heinz Emigholz( Visual )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and German and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at 40 of Austrian-American architect Rudolph Schindler's buildings in the order in which they were built. Emigholz's style is formal and subtle, but the cumulative effect is a provocative meditation on Schindler's ideas regarding architecture
Milchwald by Christoph Hochhäusler( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern version of the Hansel and Gretel story, a frustrated Sylvia dumps her husband's children on the side of the road during a shopping trip in Poland. Afraid of repurcussions, she does not tell him what happened and returns home pretending everything is fine. However, when the father discovers his children are missing, he starts a desperate search and is willing to give up everything to find them. Sylvia tries to help him and comfort him. While the children are trying their best to get home and the police are no help, the father and stepmother go out on their own to find the children
Geschwister = Kardeşler by Thomas Arslan( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about three young siblings from a German-Turkish family living in Berlin. 17-year-old Leyla only wants to escape from her family while her brother, called to military service in Istanbul intends to accept enlistment, against the advice of his mother and brother Ahmed, who is just about to graduate from high school and having difficulties with his girlfriend and his cultural background
Marseille by Angela Schanelec( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young photographer travels to Marseille. The more she becomes fixated with the city, the harder it becomes for her to return to her former life
Nachmittag by Angela Schanelec( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a long absence, the actor Irene visits her lakeside house where her brother Alex and her son Konstantin live. It is a hot summer. Konstantin's girlfriend Agnes is also there, spending the summer break at her family's house next door. Konstantin and Agnes grew up together although Agnes attends a university while Konstantin hasn't left his home by the lake. But when they see each other again, things are no longer the same, and every doubt is mercilessly exposed. Into this confusion enters Irene. Mother and son's common past repeats itself as a futile struggle for recognition, fought with irony and aggression
Stilles Land( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this comedy-drama set during the fortieth anniversary of East Germany, a small town theatrical troupe prepares its production of Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot, under the leadership of its new director. Politics and interaction with West Germany in the wake of reunification parallel the East German company's production, and impact the lives of the individual members
Der schöne Tag( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A mysterious admirer follows a twenty-one-year-old would-be actress for a day in Berlin as she travels from her job, to her mother's flat, through the Tiergarten, to a meeting with her sister
Mein langsames Leben by Angela Schanelec( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An attempt to observe life from the outside, to not interfere, to just observe. Two young women sitting in a café on a summer day, a family arriving at the airport, an older woman sitting alone in a train, adult children standing in front of the hospital where their father is dying. Situations found everyday, a thousand times over. But what happens when you try to depict this normality?
Der Idiot( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der Idiot vereinigt groteske Elemente, Tempo, ruhige Traumsequenzen, die Spannung eines Krimis, vor allem aber schafft er eins: Die Temperatur eines Schauspielerensembles einzufangen, das sich mit ungeheurer Lust und Leidenschaft in die Welt Dostojewskijs wirft
 
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Alternative Names
451 (Firm)

451 Video (Firm)

Filmgalerie Vierhunderteinundfünfzig

Languages
German (43)

English (12)

Arabic (3)

French (3)