Wings of Desire ( DVD Region1)
  • DirectorWim Wenders
  • writersPeter Handke
  • CastBruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin
  • Film Genre German Cinema
  • CountryGermany
  • Language English French German
  • Subtitle English
  • Year1987
  • Runtime127mins
  • Disc1
  • FormatDVD
  • RegionDVD REGION 1
  • Weight(kg)0.21kg
  • ISBN715515046510
Regular PriceHK$323

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Wings of Desire ( DVD Region1)

Der Himmel über Berlin/ Wings of Desire/ The Heavens over Berlin

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  Wings of Desire (Der Himmel über Berlin, translated literally as The Heavens over Berlin) is a 1987 Franco-German romantic fantasy film directed by Wim Wenders. The film is about invisible, immortal angels who populate Berlin and listen to the thoughts of the human inhabitants and comfort those who are in distress. Even though the city is densely populated, many of the people are isolated and estranged from their loved ones. One of the angels, played by Bruno Ganz, falls in love with a beautiful, lonely trapeze artist. The angel chooses to become human so that he can experience the human sensory pleasures, ranging from enjoying food to touching a loved one, and so that he can experience human love with the trapeze artist. The film is shot in both a rich, sepia-toned black-and-white and color, with the former being used to represent the world as experienced by the angels.

  The film was followed by a sequel, Faraway, So Close!, in 1993. City of Angels, an American remake,[3] was released in 1998.