Life? or Theatre? (2012) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Life? or Theatre?

Frans Weisz, 2012

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Life? or Theatre?
Charlotte Salomon, 1981

Life? or Theatre? is a documentary directed by Frans Weisz in 2012 and based on the book of the same name by Charlotte Salomon, first published in 1981. The documentary features Birgit Doll and Charlotte Salomon.

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7.3

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Movie Poster: Life? or Theatre? (Frans Weisz, 2012)

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Book Cover: Life? or Theatre? (Charlotte Salomon, 1981)

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Storyline

‘Life? or Theatre? That is the title Charlotte Salomon’s autobiography, which included more than 700 paintings and was published between 1917 in Berlin and 1943 in Auschwitz, was given. She gave it to a friend just before she was deported and instructed them to ‘keep this secure, it is my whole life.’

Movie vs Book

Poster of Life? or Theatre?, the 2012 movie by Frans Weisz

Year

2012

Minutes

86

Movie Rate

7.30

Source: IMDb

Movie

Life? or Theatre?

Original title: Leven? of Theater?

Country: Netherlands

Year: 2012

Length: 1h26m

Cover of Life? or Theatre?, the 1981 book by Charlotte Salomon

Year

1981

Pages

810

Book Rate

9.08

S: Goodreads

Book

Life? or Theatre?

Original title: Leben? oder Theater?

Country: Germany

First published in: 1981

Length: 810 pages

Genre: Biography

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
Charlotte (1981)
Movie by Frans Weisz
Movie poster
Charlotte (2022)
Movie by Tahir Rana, Éric Warin

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