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Wenders, Wim

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Most widely held works by Wim Wenders
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
85 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally released in 1987. Certificate. Running time122 mins
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
159 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 2,273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Succesverhaal van de Cubaanse muziekgroep, afgewisseld met concertopnamen
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
173 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 10 languages and held by 1,826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An amnesiac, long thought dead, slowly begins to remember his past. He must reassemble the pieces of his life like a detective solving a mystery
Pina Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and Multiple languages and held by 741 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
Faraway, so close! by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
52 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An angel who desires to become mortal crosses over into post-cold war Berlin
Banshun Late spring by Yasujirō Ozu ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 641 WorldCat member 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
Der amerikanische Freund by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
De Hamburgse lijstenmaker Zimmerman, die aan een dodelijke ziekte lijdt, krijgt een kwart miljoen aangeboden als hij bereid is in Parijs een lid van de maffia neer te schieten
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
33 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 602 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 tailed by an insurance agent from his abandoned film. Another woman with more than a sincere interest in Howard also appears in town
The blues, a musical journey by Mark Levin ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 571 WorldCat member 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
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
34 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member 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
The Million Dollar Hotel ( Visual )
44 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a downtown fleabag hotel, a media mogul's son has died and FBI agent Skinner 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 ( Visual )
1 edition 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
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders ( Book )
35 editions published between 1983 and 2009 in 5 languages and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Press kit includes 1 pamphlet and 3 photographs
Emotion pictures : reflections on the cinema by Wim Wenders ( Book )
11 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The end of violence by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 8 languages and held by 362 WorldCat member 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
Lightning over water ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member 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
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
32 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and German and held by 349 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
The American friend ( Visual )
46 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A film about American gangster films and the Americanization of European cinema and lifestyles. The story centers on a young German picture-framer who is hired to assassinate a mobster
Lisbon story by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
50 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in 10 languages and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When sound engineer Phillip Winter receives a cryptic message from his friend, a self-obsessed director, he drives to Lisbon. But upon his arrival, Winter is unable to find the director, and an unfinished silent film is the only clue to his whereabouts. As a result the engineer finds himself roaming the streets of Lisbon recording sound for his friend's unfinished silent film
Alice in den Städten by Wim Wenders ( Visual )
57 editions published between 1967 and 2009 in 7 languages and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"A footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice."--External container
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Alternative Names
Vendâsu, Vimu
Venders, Vim 1945-
Wenders, Ernst Wilhelm
Wenders, Ernst Wilhelm, 1945-
Wenders, Wim
Wenders, Wim, 1945-
Wim Wenders
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-