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Wenders, Wim

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Most widely held works by Wim Wenders
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

95 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 2,225 WorldCat member 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
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

81 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of jazz" replace des artistes incontournables tels John Coltrane, Miles Davis, etc. dans leur propre contexte historique
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

165 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,740 WorldCat member 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
The blues, a musical journey( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The PBS television documentary series presents a comprehensive history of the blues from its beginnings in the 1920s through the present and includes numerous interviews and performances
Pina Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost by Wim Wenders( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally conceived as a collaboration between filmmaker Wim Wenders and choreographer Pina Bausch, Pina ultimately turned into a tribute to Bausch following her death in 2009. Consists primarily of performances of Bausch's works by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch with brief interviews with Bausch and members of the dance group
The salt of the earth by Sebastião Salgado( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus. In this documentary we see the world through his eyes
Der Amerikanische Freund by Patricia Highsmith( Visual )

118 editions published between 1976 and 2016 in 8 languages and held by 754 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film about American gangster films the the Americanization of European cinema and lifestyles, the story centers on a young German picture-framer who is hired to assassinate a mobster
Banshun Late spring by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 728 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a widower and his daughter who through devotion to him is getting past a marriageable age. The father pretends to marry a young wife so his daughter will feel less obligated to stay with him. She marries and he prepares to live the remainder of his life alone
Faraway, so close! by Wim Wenders( Visual )

49 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When an angel dares to cross the line, he stumbles into the harsh reality of post-Cold War Berlin and findes himself engaged in deadly comabat to protect the mortales he lovers."
Don't come knocking by Sarah Polley( Visual )

29 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 569 WorldCat member 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
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

72 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner (Gibson) has been brought in to find the murderer among the hotel's guests
Cum mi-am petrecut sfârșitul lumii The way I spent the end of the world by Cǎtǎlin Mitulescu( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Romanian and held by 452 WorldCat member 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 soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolution of blues music; presents rare archival footage of blues musicians
Lightning over water by Wim Wenders( Visual )

50 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les derniers jours de Nicholas Ray vus par Wim Wenders. Méditation sur la mort et le cinéma, sur la mort dans le cinéma. D'abord portrait de Nichola Ray, l'homme et le cinéaste, c'est aussi l'hommage d'un cinéaste à un autre, d'un élève à son maître. C'est ensuite l'histoire d'une passation de pouvoir des anciens aux jeunes. Mais aussi un témoignage sur un film en cours de préparation "Lighting over Water"
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

50 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on issues of identity -- how individuals see and define themselves based on clothes, where they live, how they see their place in the world. Profiles/interviews fashion designer Yohji Yamamoto as he and his staff prepare for presentation of a seasonal collection. Director/writer Wim Wenders compares the film and fashion industries, illustrating how they parallel one another
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in German and held by 366 WorldCat member 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
Par-dela les nuages by Michelangelo Antonioni( Visual )

77 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four stories of love and illusion are told from the perspective of a wandering film director. First two beautiful young lovers are unable to consummate their passion because the young man prefers impossible perfection. In the second story a women tells her stalker that she murdered her father. In the third story an effort is made to appease a wife and a mistress. The last story tells of a young man infatuated with a woman who is soon to enter a convent
Falsche Bewegung by Wim Wenders( Visual )

87 editions published between 1974 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A would-be writer drives across Germany in search of a first-hand experience. Along the way, he meets an ex-Nazi and his mute companion, a wandering poet and an actress who together challenge him to become a writer
Inventing peace : a dialogue on perception by Wim Wenders( Book )

13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inventing Peace' revolves around the question of how we look at the world, but do not see it when there is so much war, injustice, suffering and violence. What are the ethical and moral consequences of looking, but not seeing, and, most of all, what has become of the notion of peace in all this? In the form of a written dialogue, Wim Wenders and Mary Zournazi consider this question as one of the fundamental issues of our times as well as the need to reinvent a visual and moral language for peace. Inspired by various cinematic, philosophical, literary and artistic examples, Wenders and Zournazi reflect on the need for a change of perception in the everyday as well as in the creation of images. In its unique style and method, 'Inventing Peace' demonstrates an approach to peace through sacred, ethical and spiritual means, to provide an alternative to the inhumanity of war and violence
The films of Claire Denis : intimacy on the border( Book )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The films of Claire Denis, one of the most challenging and respected of contemporary filmmakers, probe the psyche of global citizenship, tracing the borderlines of family, desire, nationality and power. With subtlety, depth and at times minimalism and abstraction, her films - including "Chocolat", "Beau travail" and "White Material"--Explore connections between national experience and individual circumstance, visualizing the complications of such dualities. Following a Foreword by Wim Wenders, with whom Denis worked prior to making her own movies, international contributors explore the themes she addresses in her films, such as kinship and landscape, Neo-Colonialism and New French Extremity. Original interviews with an editor, actor and two composers most familiar with the working style of Denis, and with Denis herself, also reveal fresh facets of this intrepid filmmaker."--publisher's website
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Don't come knocking
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Wenders

Vendâsu, Vimu

Venders, Vim 1945-

Vims Venderss

Wei mu Wen de si 1945-

Weimu-Wendesi 1945-


Wenders , Ernst Wilhelm

Wenders, Ernst Wilhelm 1945-

Wenders, Wim

Wenders, Wim 1945-

Wendesi, Weimu 1945-

Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders acteur allemand

Wim Wenders Duits filmregisseur

Wim Wenders German film director, playwright, screenwriter, photographer and film producer

Wim Wenders guionista, productor, actor y director de cine alemán

Wim Wenders niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta, producent

Wim Wenders regista tedesco

Wim Wenders saksalainen elokuvaohjaaja

Βιμ Βέντερς

Вим Вендерс

Вим Вендерс немецкий кинорежиссёр, фотограф, сценарист и продюсер

Вім Вендерс

Вім Вендэрс

Վիմ Վենդերս

וים ונדרס

فيم فيندرز

ویم وندرس

빔 벤더스


ヴェンダース, ヴィム

ヴェンダース, ヴィム 1945-

文德斯, 维姆 1945-


维姆·文德斯 1945-

Der Amerikanische FreundDon't come knockingThe cinema of Wim Wenders : image, narrative, and the postmodern conditionThe cinema of Wim Wenders : the celluloid highwayOnce : pictures and storiesOn film : [essays and conversations]The logic of images : essays and conversations