Most widely held works about Wim Wenders
Most widely held works by Wim Wenders
Buena Vista Social Club ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 1,749 libraries worldwide
In 1996, Ry Cooder went to Cuba, rediscovering talents of Cuba's foremost folk musicians, and then making a recording selling millions and earning a Grammy Award. Cooder now returns to Cuba with film maker Wim Wenders to reveal the stories, personalities, and music of the performers who collaborated on that recording. Includes live performances in Amsterdam and at Carnegie Hall.
Wings of desire ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,237 libraries worldwide
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 modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
Paris, Texas ( Visual )
116 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 834 libraries worldwide
After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again. Loosely based on Sam Shepard's Motel Chronicles.
Der amerikanische Freund ( Visual )
28 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 602 libraries worldwide
Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris.
The blues, a musical journey ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 519 libraries worldwide
The blues is a seven-part documentary film series exploring the evolution of the blues, featuring rare archival performance footage of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon ... et al., also including over 100 newly-filmed performances by contemporary artists such as B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Beck ... et al. singing classic blues songs.
Wings of desire ( Visual )
29 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 486 libraries worldwide
Fantasy about an angel who wanders through the streets of West Berlin and wishes he were mortal so that he could fall in love.
Don't come knocking ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 471 libraries worldwide
Howard Spence, a washed-up Western movie star, uses alcohol, drugs, and young women to escape from the pain of his life. One day he suddenly flees the set of his latest Western on horseback and goes to visit his mother in Nevada. She tells him that he might have a grown son in Montana, where he once had a fling with a local waitress. Howard sets out to meet his son with an insurance agent from his abandoned film in pursuit.
Cum mi-am petrecut sfârșitul lumii The way I spent the end of the world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in Romanian and held by 432 libraries worldwide
In 1989, Eva, her little brother Lalalilu, and their parents live in on the outskirts of Bucharest. Seven year old Lalalilu adores his sister, who is 17 and in love for the first time. She and her boyfriend Alexandru Vomicǎ accidentally break Ceausescu's statue while kissing in school. When caught, they are asked to apologize to the student body. Alex's father pressures him to do so but Eva refuses, is expelled, and transfers to technical school. There she meets Andrei, and together they plan to run away, swim the Danube, and escape from Romania. Learning of her plan, mischievous Lalalilu and his loyal group of rebellious friends plot to exact lethal revenge on the dictator Ceausescu for driving his sister away from home.
The logic of images : essays and conversations by Wim Wenders ( Book )
33 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 418 libraries worldwide
Emotion pictures : reflections on the cinema by Wim Wenders ( Book )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Paris, Texas ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in English and German and held by 367 libraries worldwide
After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again.
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal, set in East Berlin before the wall came down.
晚春 Late spring ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Banshun: A widowed father feels compelled to marry off his beloved only daughter. Tokyo-ga: Legendary director Wim Wenders's tribute to Yasujiro Ozu.
The soul of a man a film ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
Using dramatization and live performances looks at the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Shows contemporary musicians playing their works.
Faraway, so close ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 311 libraries worldwide
"When an angel dares to cross the line, he stumbles into the harsh reality of post cold war Berlin and find himself engaged in deadly combat to protect the mortals he loves."--Box.
Lightning over water ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
In 1979, Wim Wenders traveled to New York City to make a film with legendary director Nicholas Ray. As Ray lays dying of cancer, he reflects on his life and career. The resulting film tells a moving story both about friendship and a life in cinema.
Once : pictures and stories by Wim Wenders ( Book )
55 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders ( Book )
11 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 6 languages and held by 271 libraries worldwide
En plein désert américain, près de la frontière du Mexique, un homme hagard s'avance, trébuchant dans la pierraille desséchée. Il s'écroule, épuisé.Son frère le retrouve et on apprend que Travis a disparu depuis quatre ans, en abandonnant sa femme et son petit garçon. Travis reprend pourtant sa longue errance, à la recherche du passé et de l'avenir...
The end of violence ( Visual )
25 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in 5 languages and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Manufacturing on-screen violence has created an entertainment empire for fast-lane Hollywood producer Mike Max. But when Max comes into possession of details concerning a top-secret, anti-crime satellite surveillance system, the information turns this master of imaginary mayhem into a real-life victim. Escaping into L.A.'s shadowy underworld, Max is forced into a heart-stopping confrontation with forces beyond his comprehension and violence beyond his deadliest fictional creations.
My time with Antonioni : the diary of an extraordinary experience by Wim Wenders ( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in 5 languages and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Wim Wenders dagbogsoptegnelser fra 1994-1995 om arbejdet med Antonionis film "Par delà des nuages".
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