WorldCat Identities

Road Movies Filmproduktion

Overview
Works: 108 works in 505 publications in 7 languages and 18,062 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Angel films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Musical films  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: ML3521, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Road Movies Filmproduktion
Bend it like Beckham by Gurinder Chadha( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 2,521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eighteen year-old Jess's parents want her to be a nice, conventional Indian girl. But she just wants to play football 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 football team
Wings of desire by Wim Wenders( Visual )

53 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 2,272 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 )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ry Cooder travelled to Cuba in early 1998 to record a solo album with Ibrahim Ferrer, Wim Wenders accompanied him with a small film crew
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Visual )

42 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in English and French and held by 1,333 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
Der amerikanische Freund = American friend by Wim Wenders( Visual )

27 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in German and English and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film is a result of Wender's enthusiasm for Patricia Highsmith's novels and also of his fascination with America which preoccupied him until his return to Berlin to make Wings of Desire. The plot, concerning forgery rackets, remains subsidiary to mood. Amidst moving trains and changing landscapes the new world of the American gangster invades the Germany of the dying artisan Ganz. Wenders said that he equates American film directors with gangsters and here cast directors Hopper, Nick Ray and Sam Fuller as the art racketeers
The blues, a musical journey( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 892 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 )

15 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and French and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya is an undocumented worker 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
Faraway, so close!( Visual )

11 editions published between 1993 and 2000 in German and English and held by 570 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 soul of a man by Wim Wenders( Visual )

13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 459 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
Feel like going home by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Martin Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues."--Container
Piano blues by Clint Eastwood( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 429 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
Warming by the devil's fire by Charles Burnett( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charles Burnett explores his own childhood being shuttled between a religious mother and a blues-loving uncle. His film combines fiction with documentary footage in the story of a young boy kidnapped to prevent his being saved by a church that viewed blues as the devil's music
The road to Memphis by Richard Pearce( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English 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
Godfathers and sons by Marc Levin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 395 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
Notebook on cities and clothes by Wim Wenders( Visual )

20 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and German and held by 383 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 Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and French and held by 373 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
Red, white & blues by Mike Figgis( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 371 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
Lista de espera = Waiting list by Juan Carlos Tabío( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rundown bus station in rural Cuba becomes the backdrop for romance and miracles in Juan Carlos Tabio's blend of magical realism and social commentary
Lightning over water by Wim Wenders( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 2007 in English and German and held by 339 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
Sweet sixteen by Ken Loach( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's precious little sweetness in Liam's life in the weeks before his 16th birthday: his mother is in prison, and his stepfather Stan is a bullying small-time drug dealer. Liam wants a normal life with mom, his older sister and her baby boy, in a caravan he picked out himself. Naïve, driven Liam comes to the attention of a local crime lord, who offers him employment--but with conditions that are merciless. Liam is locked into a destiny that he can't escape, by a country that has written him off. His dreams of escaping to a better life sabotaged by his own refusal to the misery common to his class
 
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Wings of desire
Alternative Names
Road Movies Filmproduktion Filmproduktionsgesellschaft

Road Movies Production.

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Der amerikanische Freund = American friend