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Wenders, Wim

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

257 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 8 languages and held by 2,634 WorldCat member 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 at falling in love
Buena Vista Social Club by Wim Wenders( Visual )

232 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,127 WorldCat member 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
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

268 editions published between 1984 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 2,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New German Cinema pioneer Wim Wenders (Wings of desire) brings his keen eye for landscape to the American Southwest in Paris, Texas, a profoundly moving character study written by Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Sam Shepard. Paris, Texas follows the mysterious, nearly mute drifter Travis (a magnificent Harry Dean Stanton, whose face is a landscape all its own) as he tries to reconnect with his young son, living with his brother (Dean Stockwell) in Los Angeles, and his missing wife (Nastassja Kinski). From this simple setup, Wenders and Shepard produce a powerful statement on codes of masculinity and the myth of the American family, as well as an exquisite visual exploration of a vast, crumbling world of canyons and neon
The salt of the earth : a journey with Sebastião Salgado by Kathy Tenison( Visual )

52 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,225 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
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

140 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 914 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 an insistent Frenchman offers him money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris
Inventing peace : a dialogue on perception by Wim Wenders( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 866 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
Pope Francis : a man of his word by Wim Wenders( Visual )

10 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 864 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Man of His Word' honors and celebrates the shock of a man of God who would rather make this life better than hand out empty promises about the next."--Boston Globe
The blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeven documentaires waarin de verschillende regisseurs hun persoonlijke kijk op de blues schetsen
Pina : Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost( Visual )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in German and held by 824 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
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

54 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 732 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
Banshun = Late spring by Yasujirō Ozu( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in Japanese and held by 630 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
Emotion pictures : reflections on the cinema by Wim Wenders( Book )

31 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Met bibliogr. - Ook aanwezig in: On film : essays / Wim Wenders. - London : Faber and Faber, 2001
The story of film : an odyssey by Mark Cousins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of film: an odyssey, written and directed by award-winning film-maker Mark Cousins, is the story of international cinema told through the history of cinematic innovation. Five years in the making, The Story of Film: An Odyssey covers six continents and 12 decades, showing how film-makers are influenced both by the historical events of their times, and by each other. It provides worldwide guided tour of the greatest movies ever made; an epic tale that starts in nickelodeons and ends as a multi-billion dollar globalised digital industry. Described as a 'love letter' to the movies, Cousins visits the key sites in the history of cinema from Hollywood to Mumbai; from Hitchcock's London to the village where Pather Panchali was shot, and features interviews with legendary filmmakers and actors including Stanley Donen, Kyoko Kagawa, Gus van Sant, Lars Von Trier, Claire Denis, Bernardo Bertolucci, Robert Towne, Jane Campion and Claudia Cardinale
Faraway, so close!( Visual )

35 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Cassiel, an angel, decides to become human and experience life in post-cold war Berlin, he becomes unknowingly involved in the city's crime world
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

74 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 525 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
Submergence by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a room with no windows on the eastern coast of Africa, a Scotsman, James More, is held captive by jihadist fighters. Thousands of miles away in the Greenland Sea, Danielle Flinders prepares to dive in a submersible to the ocean floor. In their confines they are drawn back to the Christmas of the previous year, where a chance encounter on a beach in France led to an intense and enduring romance
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

28 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama that charts the emotional odyssey of a struggling novelist whose life is turned upside down one wintry night following a fatal car accident. The incident sets him on a soul searching, decades long journey towards redemption, a quest that profoundly touches the lives of both his girlfriend and the accident victim's mother
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Book )

45 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travis, presumed dead, reappears on the Mexican border, world-weary and an amnesiac. He traces his brother Walt who is bringing up Hunter, his seven-year-old son, his ex-wife Jane having abandoned him at Walt's door. Hunter and Travis begin to build a friendship and conspire to find Jane
Cum mi-am petrecut sfârșitul lumii = The way I spent the end of the world by Cǎtǎlin Mitulescu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Romanian and held by 408 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 )

38 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using dramatization, archival footage, and live performances explores the blues in the lives and works of Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J.B. Lenoir. Features contemporary musicians playing their works
 
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Alternative Names
Gulielmus Wenders

Vendâsu, Vimu

Venders, Vim 1945-

Vim Venders

Vims Venderss

Wei mu Wen de si 1945-

Weimu-Wendesi 1945-

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Wenders , Ernst Wilhelm

Wenders, Ernst Wilhelm 1945-

Wenders Wilhelm Ernst

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Wendesi, Weimu 1945-

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Wim Wenders acteur allemand

Wim Wenders acteur, réalisateur, producteur, scénariste de cinéma et photographe allemand.

Wim Wenders deutscher Filmregisseur, Dramatiker, Drehbuchautor, Fotograf und Filmproduzent

Wim Wenders Duits filmregisseur

Wim Wenders Düütscher Schauspeler

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

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

Wim Wenders německý filmový režisér

Wim Wenders német rendező, forgatókönyvíró, 1945-

Wim Wenders niemiecki reżyser, scenarzysta, producent

Wim Wenders professor académico alemão

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Вендерс Вим

Вим Вендерс

Вим Вендерс немецкий кинорежиссёр, фотограф, сценарист и продюсер

Вім Вендерс

Вім Вендэрс

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וים ונדרס

וים ונדרס שחקן גרמני

فيم فيندرز

ویم وندرس

ভিম ভেন্ডার্স

ਵਿਮ ਵੈਂਡਰਜ਼

벤더스, 빔 1945-

빔 벤더스

웬더스, 윔 1945-

ヴィム・ヴェンダース

ヴェンダ-ス, ヴィム 1945-

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-

溫·韋德斯

溫·韋德斯 德国电影导演、编剧、制片人

维姆·文德斯 1945-

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