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Wings of Desire

Wings of Desire

A Feature film by Wim Wenders

Produced by Argos Films, Road Movies Filmproduktion

Release in France : 23/09/1987


    The film centers around the story of two angels wandering in a mixture of post-war and modern Berlin. Invisible to humans, they nevertheless give their help and comfort to all the lonely and depressed souls they meet. Finally, after many centuries, one of the angels becomes unhappy with his immortal state and wishes to become human in order to experience the joys of everyday life. He meets a circus acrobat and finds in her the fufillment of all his mortal desires. He also discovers that he is not alone in making this cross over, and that a purely spiritual experience is not enough to satisfy anyone.

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    Production and distribution (4)

    Executive Producers :

    Argos Films, Road Movies Filmproduktion

    Film exports/foreign sales :

    Wim Wenders Stiftung

    Foreign production company :

    Westdeutscher Rundfunk - WDR

    French distribution :

    Argos Films

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    Full credits (10)

    Executive Producers :

    Anatole Dauman, Wim Wenders

    Associate producer :

    Pascale Dauman

    Director of Photography :

    Henri Alekan

    Editor :

    Peter Przygodda

    Costume designer :

    Monika Jacobs

    Assistant director :

    Claire Denis

    Screenwriters :

    Wim Wenders, Peter Handke

    Assistant Operators :

    Louis Cochet, Agnès Godard

    Music Composers :

    Jürgen Knieper, Laurent Petitgand

    Sound Mixer :

    Jean-Paul Mugel

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    Feature film

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    Drama, Philosophical tale

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    France, Germany

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    Majority French (France, Germany)

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    Runtime :

    2 h 6 min

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    Color and Black & White

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    Posters (12)


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