Wenders first attracted attention with The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick , a film whose themes of alienation and rootlessness are subsequently echoed in Alice in the Cities , Kings of the Road , and many of his other works. Wenders’s characters are typically revealed against urban or rural landscapes, upon which the camera frequently lingers as the actors pass from the frame. Though critics typically cite American influences upon Wenders’s “road trilogy” of the mids, there is a greater affinity with the modernist tradition of the European “art film” exemplified by the Antonioni of L’avventura and Red Desert —dramas of alienation in which restless, unrooted individuals wander through haunted, sterile, but bleakly beautiful landscapes within a free-floating narrative structure. Directed by James Bogle. Secrets in the Hot Spring Original title: This Week’s Top Trailers. The American Friend
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Wenders would return to the United States several more times, but he said that Paris, Texas marked the end of the American phase of his career. Learn folm – opens in new window or tab musicmagpie Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab.
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His film Don’t Come Knocking reunited him with Sam Shepardwho played a washed-up cowboy film actor who seeks out his family in Montana. Wenders’s films of the s, including the Wings of Desire sequel In weiter Ferne, so nah! Directed by James Bogle. When they come close to the truth, they begin the fight for their own survival.
Until the End of the WorldWenders’s most ambitious project to date, indeed a would-be magnum opus, is quintessentially Wenders in its fascination with home and the road, memory and dream, the mundane and the sublime; yet it disappoints, despite its fine moments.
The intense, almost scharlafhroter landscapes were reminiscent of those in the desert film Zabriskie Point by Italian director Michelangelo Antonionia filmmaker Wenders admired.
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Directed by Bill Melendez. A traveling projection-equipment mechanic works in Western Germany along the East-German border, visiting worn-out theatres. Phillips, Klaus, editor, New German Filmmakers: What Separates Us Directed by Urmas E. Wings of Desire featured American actor Peter Falk, best-known as TV’s detective Columbo, playing himself, in a delightfully off-beat treatment of a familiar face.
The Impossible Original title: Faraway, So Closethe sequel to Wings of Desire cilm which Damiel’s angel partner Cassiel too becomes a mortal but finds it much harder to adjust to a world of time, suffers artistically from an attempt to include too many plot strands, to work farcical gangsters and daring rescue attempts into an otherwise private, meditative film.
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The State of Things The Einter Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Wenders’s “American period” from Hammett through Paris, Texas is of course of central interest here, with a whimsically mystical and lyrical embracing of humanity and the particulars of physical life that recalls Walt Whitman.
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The film starred Bruno Ganz as cilm angel—with a long black coat and a ponytail in place of wings—who observes the lives of Berliners but wants to experience human feelings and sensations.
The chemistry between the two on the set was explosive, but after they came to blows several times, the two became friends. Take a look at our Returning an item help page for more details.
Fassbinder and Werner Herzog. Wim Wenders Among the directors who emerged during the new wave of German cinema in the s, Wim Wenders born has been paradoxically the most complex and, at times, the most commercially successful.
Such inconsistency—or rather, willingness to change perspective—may be schar,achroter as representative of the exploratory nature of Wenders’s film work as a whole.
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