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Volker Schlondorff

Director, Actor

Lost Honor of Katherina Blum, TheLost Honor of Katherina Blum, The (1975)
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Angela Winkler, Jurgen Prochnow
Taken from the novel by Heinrich Boll, this reproach to the powers–that–be in mid–70s West Germany portrays the hardheaded…
Tin Drum, TheTin Drum, The (1979) Recommended
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. David Bennett
One the best films ever made with a child protagonist, David Bennett is unforgettable as a 12–year–old who refuses to grow up and…
Swann in LoveSwann in Love (1984)
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Jeremy Irons, Ornella Muti, Alain Delon
Lavish filming of Proust's novel 'Remembrance of Things Past' which centres around a high class man who risks everything for his erotic obsessions.…
Death of a SalesmanDeath of a Salesman (1985) Recommended
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Dustin Hoffman, John Malkovich, Charles Durning
An excellent adaptation of Arthur Miller’s most famous play, with Dustin Hoffman bringing pathos, seediness and tragedy to the central…
Gathering of Old MenGathering of Old Men (1987)
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Holly Hunter, Louis Jr. Gossett, Richard Widmark
Racial tensions overboil in the Deep South when a white man is killed in a black man's yard. Holly Hunter and a group of white elders emerge in…
Handmaid's Tale, TheHandmaid's Tale, The (1990) Recommended
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Natasha Richardson, Robert Duvall, Faye Dunaway
Disturbing but thoroughly rewarding version of Margaret Atwood's novel set in a near future where 99% of women have become infertile. Privileged…
VoyagerVoyager (1991)
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Sam Shepard, Julie Delpy
Based on an existentialist novel of the 1950s, Sam Shepard plays a lone, melancholy man of science who uneasily submits to the random hand of fate…
DiplomacyDiplomacy (2014) Recommended
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Andre Dussollier, Niels Arestrup, Burghart Klaussner
A thematically rich and expertly staged historical drama that depicts the relationship between Dietrich von Choltitz, the German military governor of…
Return to MontaukReturn to Montauk (2017)
Dir. Volker Schlondorff
Feat. Stellan Skarsgard, Nina Hoss, Niels Arestrup
A famous novelist reunites with a lover he met 17 years prior in this elegant and literate romantic drama from director Volker Schlöndorff (THE TIN…

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