WorldCat Identities

Road Movies Filmproduktion

Works: 103 works in 608 publications in 7 languages and 18,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary television programs  Comedy films  Fantasy films  Angel films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Road Movies Filmproduktion
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

16 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jesminder's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play soccer like her hero, David Beckham. For Jess, that means kicking a ball around the local park with the lads until she's spotted by Jules, who invites her to join the local women's team
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

55 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,178 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 )

54 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 2,128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. This film shows some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music. In Spanish and English
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

45 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,352 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 )

6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 869 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
Bread and roses by Ken Loach( Visual )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 714 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an illegal alien who has crossed the U.S. border from Mexico to search for her sister Rosa, and to begin a new life. After being reunited, Rosa gets Maya a job with a janitorial service in a large office building. While working, Maya happens upon Sam Shapiro, a muckraking lawyer and union agitator whom the service-workers' union has assigned to bring its "justice for janitors" campaign to the building. Appalled at the work conditions and unfair labor practices, Maya and Sam team up to fight her employer
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American sociopath who sells forged paintings in Germany arranges for a desperate art restorer to carry out a high-paying mob hit
Faraway, so close!( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in German and English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wenders returns to the familiar characters of Wings of desire, charting the progress of the now earthbound ex-angel Damiel, and of Germany since the fall of the Wall
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director and piano player Clint Eastwood explores his life-long passion for piano blues, using a treasure trove of rare historical footage in addition to interviews and performances. Includes interviews with and performances by Ray Charles, Dr. John, Marcia Ball, Dav Brubeck, and others
The soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 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
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mike Figgis' film examines the embrace of the blues by British musicians and its global effect in interviews with dozens of the key players of the British blues movement. Features music from an all-star jam session at the Abbey Road studios
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic story of the blues back through the Mississippi Delta to the African country of Mali, to show in detail how the blues were influenced by the people of the Mali tribe
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own past as a young boy who was shuttled back and forth between Los Angeles and Mississippi, torn between an uncle who loved the blues and a mother who believed that the blues was the devil's music. His film mixes fictional storytelling with documentary footage of performances by a host of blues legends in a tale about a young boy's life in Mississippi in 1956, dramatizing the tensions between the heavenly strains of gospel and the devilish moans of the blues
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the musical odyssey of B.B. King to Memphis and pays homage to the great blues musicians of the Memphis tradition. Filmed on the occasion of the great reunion in which Memphis musicians returned to honor their roots
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and German and held by 385 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
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hip-hop legend Chuck D and Marshall Chess return to Chicago to explore the heyday of Chicago blues as they unite to produce music that seeks to bring veteran blues players together with contemporary hip-hop musicians such as Common and members of the Roots. Along with archival footage of Howlin' Wolf are original performances by Koko Taylor, Otis Rush, Magic Slim, Ike Turner and Sam Lay
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At a rundown bus station in rural Cuba, the line of passengers waiting just keeps getting longer. The problem is that every bus that passes by is already full. Their only hope is to wait for the station's bus to be fixed. As the disparate group settles in, relationships start forming between the passengers: Emilio, a young engineer, becomes smitten with a beautiful young woman who is en route to meet her Spanish fiancé, a blind man gets support from the others to go to the head of the line. Frustration and disorder reign when the one bus breaks down and no one can leave. Resigned to working together, the group magically transforms the station into a beautiful place where no one wants to leave."--Container
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A gang of outcasts and misfits live in a downtown Los Angeles fleapit, known locally as "The Million Dollar Hotel". When one of the residents comes to a grisly end, the hotel becomes the focus of a police investigation led by FBI hardliner, Detective Skinner. Every inhabitant of The Million Dollar Hotel falls under suspicion and as Skinner's investigation proceeds, the link between murder and suicide, sanity and madness becomes very blurred indeed
Lightning over water by Wim Wenders( Visual )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and German and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A record of the last months of Nicholas Ray's life, when he was hoping to revive his career while visibly dying from cancer
Der Amerikanische Freund = the American friend( Visual )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young picture framer thinks that he has a terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
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Wings of desire
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend
Alternative Names
Road Movies Filmproduktion Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Road Movies Production.