The Resource Wings of desire, Janus Films ; 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

Wings of desire, Janus Films ; 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

Label
Wings of desire
Title
Wings of desire
Statement of responsibility
Janus Films ; 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
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Producer
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
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 ; DVD producer, Susan Arosteguy
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
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
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
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Alekan, Henri
  • Przygodda, Peter
  • Lüdi, Heidi
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Argos Films
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Runtime
127
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
490
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foreign films
  • German language films
  • Angels
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Circus performers
  • Angels
  • Circus performers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Berlin (Germany)
  • Germany
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Janus Films ; 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • 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
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen version.
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
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1831D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1579025
  • (OCoLC)461003560
  • 1561816
  • (OCoLC)ocn461003560
  • 1561816
  • 1579025
  • 1579025
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 ; 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
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Accompanying material may vary
  • 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
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed., widescreen version.
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
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
CC1831D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1579025
  • (OCoLC)461003560
  • 1561816
  • (OCoLC)ocn461003560
  • 1561816
  • 1579025
  • 1579025
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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