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The Resource Wings of desire, Argos Films ; Road Movies Filmproduktion ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)

Wings of desire, Argos Films ; Road Movies Filmproduktion ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)

Label
Wings of desire
Title
Wings of desire
Statement of responsibility
Argos Films ; Road Movies Filmproduktion ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in post-war Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining
Member of
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, Best Director, 1987.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
Language note
German, English or French dialogue; English subtitles
PerformerNote
  • Peter Falk, Bruno Ganz
  • Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-2013
  • 1927-2011
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Dommartin, Solveig
  • Sander, Otto
  • Bois, Curt
  • Falk, Peter
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
127
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus performers
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Argos Films ; Road Movies Filmproduktion ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features: Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders and actor Peter Falk ; 'Angels among us' documentary ; deleted scenes with director's commentary ; original advertising and artwork ; Wim Wenders Berlin Jan. 87 ; an episode of the French television program Cinéma cinémas, including on-set footage ; Interview with director of photography Henri Alekan ; Deleted scenes and outtakes ; Excerpts from the films Alekan la lumière (1985) and Remembrance: Film for Curt Bois (1982) ; Notes and photos by art directors Heidi Lüdi and Toni Lüdi; original theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn461032550
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen ; Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 WINGS ; P ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; Mixed ; D02 ; YVN0911MW99 hmh.
Other control number
715515046510
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
490
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 461032550
  • (Sirsi) 461032550
  • (OCoLC)461032550
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wings of desire, Argos Films ; Road Movies Filmproduktion ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Special features: Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders and actor Peter Falk ; 'Angels among us' documentary ; deleted scenes with director's commentary ; original advertising and artwork ; Wim Wenders Berlin Jan. 87 ; an episode of the French television program Cinéma cinémas, including on-set footage ; Interview with director of photography Henri Alekan ; Deleted scenes and outtakes ; Excerpts from the films Alekan la lumière (1985) and Remembrance: Film for Curt Bois (1982) ; Notes and photos by art directors Heidi Lüdi and Toni Lüdi; original theatrical trailers
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn461032550
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen ; Special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
DRAMA 791.4372 WINGS ; P ; XX-D ; 2DVD/1AW ; Mixed ; D02 ; YVN0911MW99 hmh.
Other control number
715515046510
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
490
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 461032550
  • (Sirsi) 461032550
  • (OCoLC)461032550
System details
DVD, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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