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The Resource Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies Berlin and Argos Films Pairs ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; screenplay in collaboration with Peter Handke ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; a German-French coproduction between Road Movies GMBH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A. Pairs together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln

Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies Berlin and Argos Films Pairs ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; screenplay in collaboration with Peter Handke ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; a German-French coproduction between Road Movies GMBH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A. Pairs together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln

Label
Wings of desire
Title
Wings of desire
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies Berlin and Argos Films Pairs ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; screenplay in collaboration with Peter Handke ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; a German-French coproduction between Road Movies GMBH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A. Pairs together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • ger
  • ger
Summary
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
Member of
Cataloging source
IHZ
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Himmel über Berlin (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music by Jürgen Knieper
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In German with some English and French dialogue, with optional English subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H566 2009
PerformerNote
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-1998
  • 1941-2013
  • 1927-2011
  • 1909-2001
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Dauman, Anatole
  • Handke, Peter
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Dommartin, Solveig
  • Sander, Otto
  • Bois, Curt
  • Falk, Peter
  • Alekan, Henri
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Argos Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Runtime
127
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
490
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus performers
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies Berlin and Argos Films Pairs ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; screenplay in collaboration with Peter Handke ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; a German-French coproduction between Road Movies GMBH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A. Pairs together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: Disc one. New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; trailers; new and improved English subtitle translation; 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Isbn
9781604651607
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515046510
  • 715515046510
  • 715515046510
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10329568
Publisher number
  • CC1831D
  • 10329568
  • 10329568
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn461003560
  • (Sirsi) o461003560
  • (OCoLC)461003560
  • 629479
  • 629479
  • 1544471
  • 1544471
  • 1549324
  • 1549324
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies Berlin and Argos Films Pairs ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; screenplay in collaboration with Peter Handke ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; a German-French coproduction between Road Movies GMBH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A. Pairs together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk Koln
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: Disc one. New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; trailers; new and improved English subtitle translation; 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
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 p.).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Isbn
9781604651607
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 715515046510
  • 715515046510
  • 715515046510
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10329568
Publisher number
  • CC1831D
  • 10329568
  • 10329568
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn461003560
  • (Sirsi) o461003560
  • (OCoLC)461003560
  • 629479
  • 629479
  • 1544471
  • 1544471
  • 1549324
  • 1549324
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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