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

Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders, (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 ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders
Title variation
Himmel über Berlin
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Contributor
Actor
Art director
Director
Director of photography
Film distributor
Film editor
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
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
Related
Member of
Awards note
Best Director, Festival de Cannes.
Cataloging source
IHZ
Characteristic
videorecording
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Himmel über Berlin (Motion picture)
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Credits note
  • Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art director, Heidi Lüdi
  • Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art director, Heidi Lüdi ; DVD producer, Susan Arosteguy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In German with some English and French dialogue; Optional English subtitles; Credits and booklet in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H566 2009
NLM call number
FG GE 1987 D474
PerformerNote
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk
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  • 1925-1998
  • 1909-2001
  • 1941-2013
  • 1927-2011
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  • Wenders, Wim
  • Dauman, Anatole
  • Handke, Peter
  • Alekan, Henri
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Przygodda, Peter
  • Lüdi, Heidi
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Dommartin, Solveig
  • Sander, Otto
  • Bois, Curt
  • Falk, Peter
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Argos Films
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
Runtime
127
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
490
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  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus performers
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Anges
  • Relations entre hommes et femmes
  • Artistes de cirque
  • Longs métrages
  • Berlin (Allemagne)
  • Comédies fantastiques (Cinéma)
  • Films fantastiques
  • Films de fiction
  • Longs métrages
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; a film by Wim Wenders ; produced by Road Movies, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/329/000000000010329568.gif
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a German-French motion picture in 1987 ; Rated PG-13
  • "A German-French coproduction between Road Movies GmbH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A., Paris, together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln."
  • 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
  • New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; in container.).
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
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn461003560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed. ; Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 04/19
Other control number
715515046510
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color and black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC1831D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)461003560
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (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, Paris ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; written by Wim Wenders together with Peter Handke ; director, Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/010/329/000000000010329568.gif
Publication
Note
  • 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
  • Title from title frame
  • Originally released as a German-French motion picture in 1987 ; Rated PG-13
  • "A German-French coproduction between Road Movies GmbH, Berlin and Argos Films S.A., Paris, together with Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Köln."
  • 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
  • New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; new and improved English subtitle translation
Accompanying material
1 booklet (27 pages : illustrations ; in container.).
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
Contents
disc 1. Feature film -- disc 2. Special features
Control code
ocn461003560
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special ed. ; Widescreen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (127 min.)
Governing access note
Classroom use may be subject to licensing restrictions
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 04/19
Other control number
715515046510
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color and black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC1831D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)461003560
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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