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Friedrich Dürrenmatt

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Friedrich Dürrenmatt (5 January 1921 – 14 December 1990) was a Swiss author and dramatist. [1]

68 relations: A Dangerous Game, Abrahamic religions, Anti-fascism, Auschwitz concentration camp, Avant-garde, Bern, Bertolt Brecht, Cabaret Cornichon, Canton of Bern, Canton of Neuchâtel, Charlotte Kerr, Chennai, Djibril Diop Mambéty, End of the Game, Epic theatre, Ettore Scola, German literature, German studies, Grotesque, Gruppe Olten, György Fehér, Heart failure, Immanuel Kant, Israel, It Happened in Broad Daylight, Justice (1993 film), Kander and Ebb, Konolfingen, Kuusankoski, Macabre, Male Nilluvavarege, Marxism, Mikhail Gorbachev, Natural science, Neuchâtel, Novella, Once a Greek, Play Strindberg, Playwright, Poland, Roman Empire, Romulus Augustulus, Romulus the Great, RSI Rete Due, Satyadev Dubey, Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe, Suspicion (novel), The Assignment (novella), The Deadly Game (1982 film), The Execution of Justice, ..., The Judge and His Hangman, The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi, The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (play), The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life, The Physicists, The Pledge (film), The Pledge: Requiem for the Detective Novel, The Tunnel (short story), The Visit (1964 film), The Visit (musical), The Visit (play), United States, University of Bern, University of Zurich, Václav Havel, Vijay Tendulkar, World War II, Zürich. Expand index (18 more) »

A Dangerous Game

A Dangerous Game is a 1956 novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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Abrahamic religions

The Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that claim descent from the practices of the ancient Israelites and the worship of the God of Abraham.

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Anti-fascism is opposition to fascist ideologies, groups and individuals.

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Auschwitz concentration camp

Auschwitz concentration camp was a network of concentration and extermination camps built and operated by Nazi Germany in occupied Poland during World War II.

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The avant-garde (from French, "advance guard" or "vanguard", literally "fore-guard") are people or works that are experimental, radical, or unorthodox with respect to art, culture, or society.

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Bern or Berne (Bern, Bärn, Berne, Berna, Berna) is the de facto capital of Switzerland, referred to by the Swiss as their (e.g. in German) Bundesstadt, or "federal city".

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Bertolt Brecht

Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht (10 February 1898 – 14 August 1956), known professionally as Bertolt Brecht, was a German theatre practitioner, playwright, and poet.

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Cabaret Cornichon

The Cabaret Cornichon (Gherkin cabaret) was a Swiss cabaret company.

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Canton of Bern

The canton of Bern (Bern, canton de Berne) is the second largest of the 26 Swiss cantons by both surface area and population.

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Canton of Neuchâtel

The Republic and Canton of Neuchâtel (la République et Canton de Neuchâtel) is a canton of French-speaking western Switzerland.

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Charlotte Kerr

Charlotte Kerr (29 May 1927 – 28 December 2011) was a German director, film producer, actress, writer and journalist.

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Chennai (formerly known as Madras or) is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

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Djibril Diop Mambéty

Djibril Diop Mambéty (January 1945 – July 23, 1998) was a Senegalese film director, actor, orator, composer and poet.

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End of the Game

End of the Game (German: Der Richter und sein Henker) is a 1975 DeLuxe Color German political thriller drama film directed by Maximilian Schell and starring Jon Voight, Jacqueline Bisset, Martin Ritt and Robert Shaw.

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Epic theatre

Epic theatre (episches Theater) is a theatrical movement arising in the early to mid-20th century from the theories and practice of a number of theatre practitioners who responded to the political climate of the time through the creation of a new political theatre.

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Ettore Scola

Ettore Scola (10 May 1931 – 19 January 2016) was an Italian screenwriter and film director.

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German literature

German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language.

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German studies

German studies is the field of humanities that researches, documents, and disseminates German language and literature in both its historic and present forms.

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Since at least the 18th century (in French and German as well as English), grotesque (or grottoesque) has come to be used as a general adjective for the strange, mysterious, magnificent, fantastic, hideous, ugly, incongruous, unpleasant, or disgusting, and thus is often used to describe weird shapes and distorted forms such as Halloween masks.

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Gruppe Olten

The Gruppe Olten (Olten Group) was a club of left-wing Swiss writers who convened at Olten's "Bahnhofbuffet" (Swiss expression for a railway station restaurant) located in the canton of Solothurn in the Swiss plateau.

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György Fehér

György Fehér (12 February 1939 – 15 July 2002) was a Hungarian film director and screenwriter.

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Heart failure

Heart failure (HF), often referred to as congestive heart failure (CHF), is when the heart is unable to pump sufficiently to maintain blood flow to meet the body's needs.

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Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is a central figure in modern philosophy.

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Israel, officially the State of Israel, is a country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea.

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It Happened in Broad Daylight

Es geschah am hellichten Tag (It Happened in Broad Daylight) is a 1958 Swiss-German-Spanish suspense film directed by Ladislao Vajda.

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Justice (1993 film)

Justice is a 1993 German-language film directed by Hans W. Geißendörfer.

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Kander and Ebb

Kander and Ebb were a highly successful American songwriting team consisting of composer John Kander (born March 18, 1927) and lyricist Fred Ebb (April 8, 1928 – September 11, 2004).

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Konolfingen is a municipality in the Bern-Mittelland administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

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Kuusankoski is a neighborhood of city of Kouvola, former industrial town and municipality of Finland, located in the region of Kymenlaakso in the province of Southern Finland.

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In works of art, macabre is the quality of having a grim or ghastly atmosphere.

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Male Nilluvavarege

Male Nilluvavarege (2015) is a Kannada film directed by Mohan Shankar.

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Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis that views class relations and social conflict using a materialist interpretation of historical development and takes a dialectical view of social transformation.

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Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev, GCL (born 2 March 1931) is a Russian and former Soviet politician.

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Natural science

Natural science is a branch of science concerned with the description, prediction, and understanding of natural phenomena, based on empirical evidence from observation and experimentation.

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Neuchâtel, or Neuchatel; (neu(f) "new" and chatel "castle" (château); Neuenburg; Neuchâtel; Neuchâtel or Neufchâtel)The city was also called Neuchâtel-outre-Joux (Neuchâtel beyond Joux) to distinguish it from another Neuchâtel in Burgundy, now Neuchâtel-Urtière.

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A novella is a text of written, fictional, narrative prose normally longer than a short story but shorter than a novel, somewhere between 7,500 and 40,000 words.

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Once a Greek

Once a Greek is a 1955 novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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Play Strindberg

Play Strindberg is a comedy play by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt, written in 1968 and published in 1969.

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A playwright or dramatist (rarely dramaturge) is a person who writes plays.

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Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

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Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

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Romulus Augustulus

Flavius Romulus Augustus (c. AD 460–after AD 476; possibly still alive as late as AD 507), known derisively and historiographically as Romulus Augustulus, was a Roman emperor and alleged usurper who ruled the Western Roman Empire from 31 October AD 475 until 4 September AD 476.

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Romulus the Great

Friedrich Dürrenmatt's play Romulus der Große (Romulus the Great, 1950) shows the demise of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century – taking place during the day of (and the day following) the Ides of March, 476.

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RSI Rete Due

RSI Rete Due is the second Italian-language radio station from Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana (RSI).

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Satyadev Dubey

Satyadev Dubey (13 July 1936 – 25 December 2011) was an Indian theatre director, actor, playwright, screenwriter, and film actor and director.

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Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe

Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe (Silence! The Court Is in Session) is a Marathi play written by playwright Vijay Tendulkar and first performed in 1971, directed by Arvind Deshpande, with Sulbha Deshpande as the main lead.

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Suspicion (novel)

Suspicion (Der Verdacht) is a crime novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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The Assignment (novella)

Der Auftrag (The Assignment, subtitled Or, on the Observing of the Observer of the Observers) is a 1986 novella by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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The Deadly Game (1982 film)

The Deadly Game is a 1982 television film that premiered on HBO.

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The Execution of Justice

The Execution of Justice (Justiz) is a 1985 novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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The Judge and His Hangman

The Judge and His Hangman (Der Richter und sein Henker) is a 1950 novel by the Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi

The Marriage of Mr.

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The Marriage of Mr. Mississippi (play)

The Marriage of Mr.

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The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life

La più bella serata della mia vita (internationally released as The Most Wonderful Evening of My Life and The Most Exciting Evening in My Life) is a 1972 Italian comedy drama film directed by Ettore Scola.

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The Physicists

The Physicists (Die Physiker) is a satiric drama written in 1961 by Swiss writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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The Pledge (film)

The Pledge is a 2001 American mystery drama film directed by Sean Penn.

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The Pledge: Requiem for the Detective Novel

The Pledge (German: Das Versprechen) is a crime novella by Swiss author Friedrich Dürrenmatt, published in 1958, after Dürrenmatt thought that his previous movie script, Es geschah am hellichten Tag ("It happened in broad daylight") did not have a realistic ending.

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The Tunnel (short story)

"The Tunnel" is a short story by Friedrich Dürrenmatt, that came out in 1952.

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The Visit (1964 film)

The Visit is a 1964 international co-production film from France, Italy, Germany, and the United States, distributed by 20th Century Fox.

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The Visit (musical)

The Visit is a musical with a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander.

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The Visit (play)

The Visit (Der Besuch der alten Dame) is a 1956 tragicomic play by Swiss dramatist Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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University of Bern

The University of Bern (Universität Bern, Université de Berne, Universitas Bernensis) is a university in the Swiss capital of Bern and was founded in 1834.

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University of Zurich

The University of Zurich (UZH, Universität Zürich), located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 25,000 students.

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Václav Havel

Václav Havel (5 October 193618 December 2011) was a Czech statesman, writer and former dissident, who served as the last President of Czechoslovakia from 1989 until the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1992 and then as the first President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003.

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Vijay Tendulkar

Vijay Dhondopant Tendulkar (6 January 1928 – 19 May 2008) was a leading Indian playwright, movie and television writer, literary essayist, political journalist, and social commentator primarily in Marāthi.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Zürich or Zurich is the largest city in Switzerland and the capital of the canton of Zürich.

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