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Wenders, Wim

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

181 editions published between 1986 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 2,500 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 )

262 editions published between 1987 and 2020 in 9 languages and held by 2,101 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 )

295 editions published between 1984 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,050 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 salt of the earth : a journey with Sebastião Salgado by Wim Wenders( Visual )

57 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,314 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 )

210 editions published between 1976 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 1,007 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
Inventing peace : a dialogue on perception by Wim Wenders( )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 957 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 )

14 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 914 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The interview sections are fascinating, and scenes of the pope's travels, during which he frequently washes the feet of those who come to him, are moving."--New York Times
Pina : Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost( Visual )

9 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in German and Multiple languages and held by 804 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 blues, a musical journey by Martin Scorsese( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zeven documentaires waarin de verschillende regisseurs hun persoonlijke kijk op de blues schetsen
Don't come knocking by Wim Wenders( Visual )

61 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 784 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 Anerlang Xiaojin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Japanese and held by 689 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 English and German and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these essays on the cinema, the author documents the obsessions leading to "Paris, Texas" and beyond. He discusses rock and roll in the movies, avant-garde film, questions of German identity and his passion for the American West and the Western. Wim Wenders is an internationally famous film director who directed "Paris, Texas", which won the Palme d'Or at Cannes; he also won the Cannes Best Director prize for "Wings of Desire"
The story of film : an odyssey by Mark Cousins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 590 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 cinemal 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 )

40 editions published between 1983 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 565 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
Bis ans Ende der Welt = Until the end of the world by Wim Wenders( Visual )

93 editions published between 1991 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceived as the ultimate road movie, this decades-in-the-making science-fiction epic from Wim Wenders follows the restless Claire Tourneur across continents as she pursues a mysterious stranger in possession of a device that can make the blind see and bring dream images to waking life. This breathless adventure in the shadow of Armageddon takes its heroes to the ends of the earth and into the oneiric depths of their own souls
Every thing will be fine by Wim Wenders( Visual )

27 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 530 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
The Million Dollar Hotel by Wim Wenders( Visual )

86 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 530 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
Alice in den Städten = Alice in the cities by Wim Wenders( Visual )

112 editions published between 1967 and 2019 in 10 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phillip, a footloose 31-year-old journalist on the road from the United States to Europe, suddenly finds himself with a new traveling companion: a precocious 9-year-old girl named Alice. The two of them fly from New York to Amsterdam to wait for her mother. When she doesn't arrive, they travel by car to Germany in search of Alice's grandmother. The story of their journey is touching, funny and true
Submergence by Wim Wenders( Visual )

24 editions published between 2017 and 2019 in English and Italian and held by 507 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
Paris, Texas by Wim Wenders( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now, for the first time, the screenplay of Wim Wenders' cult classic film, loosely based on Sam Shepard's Motel Chronicles, is available in trade paperback. Filmed in the American southwest, Paris, Texas is the contemporary story of a man's journey, actual and psychological, toward the recovery of his past. The film starred Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, and Aurore Clement.--Cover
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Inventing peace : a dialogue on perception
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Paris, TexasFrom Alice to Buena Vista : the films of Wim WendersThe films of Wim Wenders : cinema as vision and desireThe cinema of Wim Wenders : image, narrative, and the postmodern conditionThe cinema of Wim Wenders : the celluloid highwayOn film : [essays and conversations]Once : pictures and stories
Alternative Names
Gulielmus Wenders

Vendâsu, Vimu

Venders, Vim 1945-

Vim Venders

Vims Venderss

Wei mu Wen de si 1945-

Weimu-Wendesi 1945-

Wenders.

Wenders , Ernst Wilhelm

Wenders, Ernst Wilhelm 1945-

Wenders Wilhelm Ernst

Wenders Wim

Wenders, Wim 1945-

Wendesi, Weimu 1945-

Wim Wenders

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 i director de cinema alemany

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

Wim Wenders regista, sceneggiatore e produttore cinematografico tedesco

Wim Wenders regista tedesco

Wim Wenders saksalainen elokuvaohjaaja

Wim Wenders tysk professor

Βιμ Βέντερς

Вендерс Вим

Вим Вендерс

Вим Вендерс германски режисьор

Вим Вендерс немецкий кинорежиссёр, фотограф, сценарист и продюсер

Вім Вендерс

Вім Вендэрс

Вім Вэндэрс нямецкі рэжысэр

Վիմ Վենդերս

וים ונדרס

וים ונדרס במאי קולונוע גרמני

فيم فيندرز

ویم وندرس

ভিম ভেন্ডার্স

ਵਿਮ ਵੈਂਡਰਜ਼

วิม เว็นเดิร์ส

ვიმ ვენდერსი

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-

雲溫達斯

溫·韋德斯

溫·韋德斯 德国电影导演、编剧、制片人

维姆·文德斯

维姆·文德斯 1945-

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