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ALICE IN THE CITIES (Wim Wenders, 1974)
German director Wim Wenders was represented at iast year's festival by The Goalkeeper's Fear of the Penalty Kick. His later film, Alice in the Cities, is a chronologically ordered film about an exten… Read more

BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (Wim Wenders, 1998)
Ry Cooder and Win Wenders have known each other for 20 years. Cooder wrote the haunting music for Wenders projects Paris, Texas (1984) and The End of Violence (1997). In 1996 he brought a band to Hav… Read more

KINGS OF THE ROAD (Wim Wenders, 1976)
Two men cross the middle of Germany, from Luneburg to Hof along the East German frontier. Bruno travels in a moving van that he uses to camp in; he is a projectionist and repairs movie equipment. Alo… Read more

LIGHTNING OVER WATER (Nicholas Ray, Wim Wenders, 1979)
When Nicholas Ray and Wim Wenders decided to make a film together, Ray had undergone surgery for cancer. Ray's last completed feature was in 1 962, ending a tumultuous and extraordinarily productive … Read more

THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Wim Wenders, 1976)
Wim Wenders' new film is a crime thriller, based on a novel 'Ripley's Game' by Patricia Highsmith, who wrote the book on which Strangers on a Train was based. Once again an innocent man is asked to k… Read more

THE BROTHERS SKLADANOWSKY (Wim Wenders & students of HFF Munich, 1996)
When Max Skladanowsky's eldest daughter Lucie, confides that she misses her unde, a Juggler, when he is away touring, her father goes to work on a means by which she can always see lifelike, moving i… Read more

THE GOALKEEPER'S FEAR OF THE PENALTY KICK (Wim Wenders, 1972)
Joseph Bioch is the goal-keeper, and in the film's opening sequence he fails to save a penalty kick. He departs suddenly from the ground and we follow his actions through a series of short scenes. He… Read more

THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL (Wim Wenders, 1999)
"Wim Wenders' new pic is almost a compendium of the director's lifetime themes and obsessions - American trash culture, a fascination with what's cool on the music scene and a story in which lost sou… Read more

THE STATE OF THINGS (Wim Wenders, 1983)
"Portugal, in February 1981." A Young German film director, Fritz, and his team from Hollywood are working on a science fiction film, a remake of Allan Dwan's' 'The Most Dangerous Man". ... For a set… Read more

TOKYO GA (Wim Wenders, 1985)
1982 inaugurated a series of events in Rome, organised by a group of die hard cinephiles who clubbed together in a co-operative called Mission Impossible. Their aim was to ask a variety of filmmakers… Read more

UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD (Wim Wenders, 1991)
... ... In the words of Wim Wenders, Until the End of the World is "the ultimate road movie". On a somewhat epic scale, it builds upon many of the themes that have preoccupied Wenders throughout his … Read more

WINGS OF DESIRE (Wim Wenders, 1987)
The heroes of the film are angels, unemployed guardian angels who have been hanging around Berlin ever since the end of World War II, having lost most of the powers they once owned: to whisper advice… Read more

WRONG MOVEMENT (Wim Wenders, 1975)
Young Wilhelm Meister is on the way: from Bonn, past a castle on the Rhine, through a suburb of Frankfurt and on to the great mountain, the Zugspitze. He is escaping from boredom and dullness, and he… Read more

WRONG MOVEMENT (Wim Wenders, 1975)
Young Wilhelm Meister is on the way: from Bonn, past a castle on the Rhine, through a suburb of Frankfurt and on to the great mountain, the Zugspitze. He is escaping from boredom and dullness, and he… Read more

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