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Arthaus Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 290 works in 482 publications in 2 languages and 2,147 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Historical films  Film adaptations  War films  Biographical films  Comedy films  Internet videos  Educational films  Television adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Arthaus Video (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Arthaus Video (Firm)
Das schreckliche Mädchen = the nasty girl by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in German and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sonja, "The Nasty Girl," undertakes a school project to investigate her town's past. In this provocative comedy, she discovers many secrets -- secrets the town wants left that way
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Kani's Othello is a fine and masterful performance that should make every white actor think twice before blacking up for the Moor, wrote The Guardian of this raw and powerful interpretation of the play. The production marked the first time an African actor had been cast in the title role opposite a white Desdemona before a multiracial audience in Johannesburg, South Africa. With Tony Award winner John Kani as Othello, Joanna Weinberg as Desdemona, and a contextual introduction by director Janet Suzman
Why does Herr R. run amok? = Warum läuft Herr R. amok?( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Herr R. seems perfectly normal, until one night when he calmly picks up a lamp and bludgeons to death, his wife, son and a visiting neighbor
Die weisse Rose = The White Rose by Michael Verhoeven( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in German and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama based on the true story of a secret society of students and their professor (Die Weisse Rose) who in World War II Munich printed and distributed thousands of anti-Nazi leaflets, thereby placing themselves in extreme danger and eventually dying for their resistance effort
Nachtgestalten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the night the Pope arrives in Berlin, three groups of people search for their own bit of luck in this tragic comedy: a homeless man and woman dream of spending a night in a hotel; a farmer seeks romantic love in a red light district, only to become involved with a drug addict. a man takes a boy from Angola under his wing
Vergiss Amerika by Vanessa Jopp( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young East Germans, David, Benno, and Anna struggle to pursue their career ambitions. Complications arise when both David and Benno fall in love with Anna
Rosa Luxemburg by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Rosa Luxemburg (1870-1919) is in a German prison during World War I where she writes, remaining optimistic, giving strength to the small Spartacus League she founded to oppose the war. Flashbacks trace her work in Warsaw and arrest there, her move to Berlin, her friendships and two love affairs. When the war ends, she is vindicated: Social Democrats take power, and she is released from prison. But over her objections, Karl Liebknecht moves the new Communist Party into confrontation too quickly, and they are arrested."--IMDB
Wir Wunderkinder by Heinz Pauck( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the years 1913-1955 in a small German town. Hans Bockel and Bruno Tiches both live through the end of the Kaisers̕ Germany, the Weimar republic, National Socialism and the post-war decade leading to the years of the German economic miracle. While the nimble opportunist Tiches always comes to a profitable arrangement with the powerful, Bockel the journalist remains an upright idealist who always chooses the path of integrity but remains unsuccessful. But one day the journalist has had enough, and in his newspaper attacks the former supreme Nazi and major industrialist Tiches hard. Naturally his article is not without its consequences
Die Unberührbare by Oskar Roehler( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating portrait of middle-aged leftist writer Hanna Flanders, an intellectual torn between her conflicting ideals and the new realities of a changing society. The character of Hanna is based on German author and Leninist, Gisela Elsner, who is also the mother of director Oskar Roehler
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collective film by many of Germany's top directors chronicling seven weeks of political terrorism by the Red Army Faction and political repression in Germany during the fall of 1977. It begins with the kidnap and murder of industrialist Hans- Martin Schleyer and ends with the deaths of three imprisoned Baader-Meinhof terrorists
Die Bleierne Zeit = Marianne and Juliane by Margarethe von Trotta( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany, 1968: The priest's daughters Marianna and Juliane both fight for changes in society, like making abortion legal. However their means are totally different: while Juliane's committed as a reporter, her sister joins a terroristic organization. After she's caught by the police and put into isolation jail, Juliane remains as her last connection to the rest of the world. Although she doesn't accept her sister's arguments and her boyfriend Wolfgang doesn't want her to, Juliane keeps on helping her sister. She begins to question the way her sister is treated. [imdb.com]
Herbstmilch by Joseph Vilsmaier( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the best-selling autobiographical novel by Anna Wimschneider, the film depicts the hardships of Bavarian farm life after the death of Anna's mother leaves her in charge, with many mouths to feed. Meeting Albert at a Nazi rally, Anna must decide her fate: to leave her farm, or to marry Albert and merge her household with his
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( Visual )

3 editions published between 1931 and 2010 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germany, early 1920s. The fourteen-year-old officer's daughter, Manuela von Meinhardis, is sent to a girls' boarding school in Potsdam after the death of her mother. The strict Prussian drill and the lack of warmth and affection make it difficult for the sensitive girl to submit. The only bright spot is the understanding of the popular teacher, Miss von Bernburg. When Manuela falls in love with the young woman and openly expresses her affection during a theater performance, she triggers a scandal that has bitter consequences
Bis ans Ende der Welt : die Trilogie( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's 1999. As the threat of nuclear holocaust looms, a government killer stalks traveler Farber for his invention, while one woman will do anything for his love
Der Verlorene( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Karl Rothe conducts important research for the Nazis during the Second World War. When he finds out that his fiancée is betraying him with one of his closest colleagues and selling the results of his secret research, he kills her. Rothe wants to be punished for his actions, but the Nazis try to cover up the incident so that he can continue working for them. In a time during which mass murders are committed regularly, one more killer will go unnoticed
Lili Marleen by Rainer Werner Fassbinder( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Lale Andersen's autobiography, this is the story of Willie, a young and undiscovered singer in love with a Jewish composer working for a clandestine organization. They are separated during the war, as Willie rises to fame in Nazi Germany
Faust( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed stage performance of Goethe's version of the tale of a man who sells his soul to the devil
Die bleierne Zeit( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, this film relates the emotional and psychological relationship between two sisters. Parallels the personal history of the Ensslin sisters: Gudrun (Marianne in the film) was imprisoned as a terrorist in the Stammheim prison, where she died, supposedly a suicide, in the fall of 1977 ; Christiane (Julianne in the film) worked for some time as an editor of a women's magazine, "Emma", and was determined to prove that her sister did not kill herself
Der freie wille by Matthias Glasner( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After nine years in psychiatric detention, Theo, who has brutally assaulted and raped three women, is released. Living in a supervised community, he connects well with his social worker Sascha, finds a job at a print shop and even a girlfriend, Nettie, his principal's brittle and estranged daughter. But even though superficially everything seems to work out, Theo's seething rage remains ready to erupt
Buddenbrooks by Alfred Weidenmann( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in German and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the decline and fall of a once-prestigious German family. Anxious to preserve their rapidly diminishing wealth, the Buddenbrook clan undergoes several marriages of convenience--which serve only to weaken the strain, until, as the 20th Century dawns, only two members of the family are left
 
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Das schreckliche Mädchen = the nasty girl
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German (65)

English (1)