Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds that it might be possible for him to take human form.
We continue our series on Wim Wenders with possibly his greatest masterpiece! Wings of Desire is one of cinema’s loveliest symphonies: A poignant fantasy and a tapestry of sounds and images (mixing color with black-and-white film) that forever made Wenders’s name synonymous with film art.
Andrey Zvyagintsev, 2003, Russia
Buster Keaton,Clyde Bruckman, 1926, United States
Takeshi Kitano, 1996, Japan
Jia Zhangke, 1998, China
Johnnie To, 2008, Hong Kong
Götz Spielmann, 2008, Austria
Guy Maddin, 2007, Canada
Vincent Paronnaud,Marjane Satrapi, 2007, France
Michael Haneke, 2001, Austria
Gus Van Sant, 2007, United States