Wim Wenders
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Festivals / Awards

Cannes Film Festival 1987 – Director’s Prize

Montreal Film Festival – Best Feature

European Film Award – Best Director

Original title : Les Ailes du désir
Fantastic Drama | 1987 | 126'
Director: Wim Wenders
Countries of production :
Cast: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk, Nick Cave
Color and W&W - HD - German - 4K restoration

«The heroes of my story are angels – Yes, angels, why not ? We’ve been accustomed to imaginary creatures and monsters, so why not benevolent ones ? These angels can not only see everything, but they can also access our most secret thoughts – One of them will fall in love and become…mortal.»

Other credits
  • Production: Wim Wenders, Anatole Dauman
  • Coproduction: Argos Film, Road Movies, Westdeutscher Rundfunk, Wim Wenders Stiftung
  • Script writers: Wim Wenders, Peter Handke
  • Photo: Henri Alekan