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The Resource Wings of desire, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders ; production, Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh and Argos Films

Wings of desire, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders ; production, Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh and Argos Films

Label
Wings of desire
Title
Wings of desire
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders ; production, Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh and Argos Films
Title variation
Himmel über Berlin
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ger
Summary
  • Based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke
  • 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
Awards note
Best director-Cannes Festival, 1987
Cataloging source
GP4
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Jürgen Knieper ; edited by Peter Pryzgodda ; director of photography, Henri Alekan ; production design, Heidi Lüdi ; line producer, Ingrid Windisch
Language note
In German/English with English, French, or Spanish language subtitles
PerformerNote
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-2013
  • 1927-2011
  • 1925-1998
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sander, Otto
  • Falk, Peter
  • Wenders, Wim,
  • Dauman, Anatole
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Dommartin, Solveig
  • Bois, Curt
  • Handke, Peter
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Argos Films
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
128
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Angels in motion pictures
  • Angels
  • Motion pictures, German
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Wings of desire, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders ; production, Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh and Argos Films
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987 with the German title: Der Himmel über Berlin
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders and actor Peter Falk ; 'Angels among us' documentary ; interactive map ; deleted scenes with director's commentary ; original advertising and artwork ; original theatrical trailers ; scene selections
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
Control code
52501770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780792856160
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
027616887450
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
1004704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format, Dolby stereo surround, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wings of desire, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Wim Wenders and Anatole Dauman ; screenplay by Wim Wenders and Peter Handke ; directed by Wim Wenders ; production, Road Movies Filmproduktion Gmbh and Argos Films
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987 with the German title: Der Himmel über Berlin
  • Special features: Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders and actor Peter Falk ; 'Angels among us' documentary ; interactive map ; deleted scenes with director's commentary ; original advertising and artwork ; original theatrical trailers ; scene selections
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
Control code
52501770
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special edition
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780792856160
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
027616887450
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
1004704
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format, Dolby stereo surround, widescreen
Video recording format
DVD

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