Wings of desire
(DVD)

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Published
[Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, ©2009.
Status
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Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Physical Desc
2 DVDs (127 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; in container.).
Language
ger
UPC
715515046510

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a German-French motion picture in 1987 ; Rated PG-13.
General Note
"A German-French coproduction between Road Movies GmbH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A., Paris, together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln."
General Note
Special features: Disc one. audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; trailers; Disc two. "The angels among us" (2003) documentary; "Wim Wenders Berlin Jan. 87," from an episode of the French television program Cinéma cinémas, including on-set footage; interview with director of photography Henri Alekan; deleted scenes and outtakes; excerpts from the film "Alekan la lumière" (1985) and Ganz and Sander's "Remembrance: film for Curt Bois" (1982); notes and photos by art directors Heidi and Toni Lüdi; booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Atkinson and writings by Handke and Wenders.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art director, Heidi Lüdi ; DVD producer, Susan Arosteguy.
Participants/Performers
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk.
Description
A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
System Details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo.
Language
In German with some English and French dialogue; Optional English subtitles; Credits and booklet in English.
Awards
Best Director, Festival de Cannes.
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Wenders, W., Dauman, A., Handke, P., Ganz, B., Dommartin, S., Sander, O., Bois, C., Falk, P., Knieper, J., Alekan, H., Przygodda, P., & Lüdi, H. (2009). Wings of desire. Widescreen ed. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wim. Wenders et al.. 2009. Wings of Desire. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Wim. Wenders et al., Wings of Desire. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Wenders, Wim., et al. Wings of Desire. Widescreen ed. [Irvington, N.Y.]: Criterion Collection, 2009. DVD.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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