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Wings of Desire

1987-05-17 | Drama / Fantasy
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Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form.
Director: Wim Wenders
Stars: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin

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19 wins 33 nominations
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Wings of Desire won 1987 Cannes Film Festival, 1991 SESC Film Festival, Brazil, 1989 Blue Ribbon Awards, 1989 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 1989 Guild of German Art House Cinemas, 1989 National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 1988 Bavarian Film Awards, 1988 European Film Awards, 1988 French Syndicate of Cinema Critics, 1988 German Film Awards and 5 others.
The casts of Wings of Desire are Bruno Ganz starring as Damiel, Solveig Dommartin starring as Marion, Otto Sander starring as Cassiel, Curt Bois starring as Homer, Peter Falk starring as The Filmstar, Hans Martin Stier starring as The Dying Man.
Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds -- with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk -- that it might be possible for him to take human form..
The runtime of Wings of Desire is 128 minutes.
On October 07, 2021, there were 5217 public reaction to Wings of Desire including innocence and desire, broad perspective, oneiric, tortured genius, philosophical thought.
The production budget of Wings of Desire was 2,500,000 USD.
The sequels of Wings of Desire are Wings of Desire, Faraway, So Close!.
The genre of Wings of Desire is Drama,Fantasy,Romance.
The full version of Wings of Desire is provided by HBO Max , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Criterion Channel
The certification of Wings of Desire is PG-13.
On October 07, 2021, the IMDB rating of Wings of Desire is 8.0/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 98/100, Metacritic rating is 79/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The revenue of Wings of Desire was 3,210,139 USD.
The director of Wings of Desire is Wim Wenders.