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Wim Wenders

Wings of Desire (Wings Of Desire)

Edition 1987
128' - 1987 - Fantasy, Drama, Romance - Dialogue: German, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, French, English, Japanese
Director: Wim Wenders Composer: Jürgen Knieper With: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, observe life on Earth and the human condition. They've been doing this for a very long time and have seen both the best and the worse of mankind. Damiel wants nothing more that to be human - to feel, to touch, to smell, to have emotions. When his wish is granted he also learns that being human has its limitations that are in many ways no different than being immortal.

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Credits

Director

Wim Wenders

Composer

Jürgen Knieper

With

Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander

Scenario

Peter Handke, Wim Wenders, Richard Reitinger

Director of Photography

Henri Alekan

Editor

Peter Przygodda

Producer

Wim Wenders, Anatole Dauman

More information

Dialogue

German, Spanish, Turkish, Hebrew, French, English, Japanese

Countries of production

France, West Germany

Year

1987

Filmography

Wim Wenders

Same Player Shoots Again (short, 1968), Silver City Revisited (short, 1969), Alabama (2000 Light Years) (short, 1969), Summer in the City (1970), Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (1972), Der scharlachrote Buchstabe (1973), Alice in den Städten (1974), Falsche Bewegung (1975), Im Lauf der Zeit (1976), Der Amerikanische Freund (1977), Lightning Over Water (1980), Hammett (1982), Reverse Angle: Ein Brief aus New York (1982), Der Stand der Dinge (1982), Paris, Texas (1984), Tokyo-Ga (1985), Wings of Desire (1987), Yamamoto - Aufzeichnungen zu Kleidern und Städten (1989), Bis ans Ende der Welt (1991), Arisha, der Bär und der steinerne Ring (1992), In weiter Ferne, so nah! (1993), Lisbon Story (1994), Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky (1995), Lumière and Company (1995), The End of Violence (1997), Willie Nelson at the Teatro (1998), Buena Vista Social Club (1999), The Million Dollar Hotel (2000), Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film (2002), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002), Other Side of the Road (2003), Land of Plenty (2004), Don't Come Knocking (2005), Invisibles (2007), Palermo Shooting (2008), 8 (2008) Il volo (short, 2008), Pina (2011), Mundo Invisível (2012), Kathedralen der Kultur (2014), The Salt of the Earth (2014), Alles wird gut (2015), Les beaux jours d'Aranjuez (2016), Submergence (2017), Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018), Two or Three Things I Know About Edward Hopper (2020), A future together (2021), Présence (short, 2022), Anselm (2023), Perfect Days (2023)

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