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The Resource Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman, (videorecording)

Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman, (videorecording)

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, Paris ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, Best Director, 1987.
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Himmel über Berlin (Motion picture)
Credits note
Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art director, Heidi Lüdi
Language note
In German with some English and French dialogue, with optional English subtitles; credits in English
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
  • Przygodda, Peter
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Lüdi, Heidi
  • Janus Films
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Argos Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
127
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
490
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus performers
  • Berlin (Germany)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; "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 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Blu-ray, special edition
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781604651591
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Donated by Brandon Cooper on 08/11/2011.
Other control number
715515046411
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1832BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604651591
  • (OCoLC)463622947
System details
Blu-ray disc; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1987
  • Special features: New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; "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 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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
Blu-ray, special edition
Extent
1 Blu-ray disc (127 min.)
Isbn
9781604651591
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Donated by Brandon Cooper on 08/11/2011.
Other control number
715515046411
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1832BD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781604651591
  • (OCoLC)463622947
System details
Blu-ray disc; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo.; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
DVD

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