Wings of Desire

Lists: Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Brief Synopsis: "Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants to become a mortal human thus giving up his heavenly life. Filmed in black and white and with a feeling of celebrating life."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 1987: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Bruno Ganz (Damiel)
  • Otto Sander (Cassiel)
  • Solveig Dommartin (Marion)
  • Curt Bois (Homer, the old poet)
  • Peter Falk (Peter Falk)
  • Hans Martin Stier (The dying man)
  • Beatrice Manowski (The whore)
  • Elmar Wilms (The sad man)
  • Nick Cave (Himself - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds)
  • Chick Ortega (Im Zirkus - Der Schlagzeuger)
  • (Director)