Showing: Volker Schlöndorff  

Volker Schlöndorff transported Bertolt Brecht’s 1918 debut play to contemporary West Germany for this vicious experiment in adaptation, seldom seen for nearly half a century.

Volker Schlöndorff West Germany, 1970
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Coup de grâce

A startling tale of heartbreak and violence set against the backdrop of bloody revolution, Volker Schlöndorff's _Coup de grâce_ is a powerful film that explores the interrelation of private passion and political commitment.

Volker Schlöndorff Germany, 1976

The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum

When Katharina Blum spends the night with an alleged terrorist, her quiet, ordered life falls into ruins. Suddenly a suspect, Katharina is subject to a vicious smear campaign by the police and a ruthless tabloid journalist, testing the limits of her dignity and her sanity.

The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum, is Volker Schlöndorff’s visionary adaptation of Nobel laureate Günter Grass’s acclaimed novel, characterized by surreal imagery, arresting eroticism, and clear-eyed satire.

Volker Schlöndorff Germany, 1979
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Young Törless

At an Austrian boys' boarding school in the early 1900s, shy, intelligent Törless observes the sadistic behavior of his fellow students, doing nothing to help a victimized classmate—until the torture goes too far. Young Törless is adapted from Robert Musil's acclaimed novel.

Volker Schlöndorff Germany, 1966