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Wings of Desire (1987)

There are angels on the streets of Berlin.

Genre : Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Runtime : 2H 8M

Director : Wim Wenders
Writer : Peter Handke, Richard Reitinger, Wim Wenders, Bernard Eisenschitz

Synopsis

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.

Actors

Bruno Ganz
Bruno Ganz
Damiel
Solveig Dommartin
Solveig Dommartin
Marion
Otto Sander
Otto Sander
Cassiel
Curt Bois
Curt Bois
Homer
Peter Falk
Peter Falk
The Filmstar
Hans Martin Stier
Hans Martin Stier
The Dying Man
Elmar Wilms
Elmar Wilms
A Sad Man
Sigurd Rachman
Sigurd Rachman
The Suicide
Beatrice Manowski
Beatrice Manowski
Young Prostitute
Lajos Kovács
Lajos Kovács
Marion's Coach
Bruno Rosaz
Bruno Rosaz
The Clown
Laurent Petitgand
Laurent Petitgand
The Bandleader
Chick Ortega
Chick Ortega
The Drummer
Otto Kuhnle
Otto Kuhnle
The Juggler
Christoph Merg
Christoph Merg
The Juggler
Peter Werner
Peter Werner
The Manager
Teresa Harder
Teresa Harder
In the Library - The Angel
Jürgen Heinrich
Jürgen Heinrich
In the Old Apartments
Annelinde Gerstl
Annelinde Gerstl
On the Highway
Mick Harvey
Mick Harvey
Crime and The City Solution / Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Nick Cave
Nick Cave
Self - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Blixa Bargeld
Blixa Bargeld
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Susanne Vierkötter
Susanne Vierkötter
In the Circus
Paul Busch
Paul Busch
In the Circus
Karin Busch
Karin Busch
In the Circus
Irene Moessinger
Irene Moessinger
In the Circus
Franky
Franky
In the Circus - Last But Not Least
Daniela Nasimcova
Daniela Nasimcova
In the Library - The Angel
Bernard Eisenschitz
Bernard Eisenschitz
In the Library - The Angel
Didier Flamand
Didier Flamand
In the Library - The Angel
Rolf Henke
Rolf Henke
In the Library - The Angel
Scott Kirby
Scott Kirby
In the Library - The Angel
Franck Glemin
Franck Glemin
In the Library - The Angel
Jerry Barrish
Jerry Barrish
In the Bunker - The Director
Jeanette Pollak
Jeanette Pollak
In the Bunker - The Costume Designer
Christian Bartels
Christian Bartels
In the Bunker - The 'Hitler Youth'
David Crome
David Crome
In the Bunker - The Assistant Director
Käthe Fürstenwerth
Käthe Fürstenwerth
In the Bunker
Werner Schönrock
Werner Schönrock
In the Bunker
Bernd Ramien
Bernd Ramien
In the Bunker
Erika Rabau
Erika Rabau
In the Bunker
Silvia Blagojeva Itscherenska
Silvia Blagojeva Itscherenska
In the Bunker
Sultan Meral
Sultan Meral
In the Bunker
Olivier Picot
Olivier Picot
In the Bunker
Jochen Gliscinsky
Jochen Gliscinsky
In the Bunker
Erich Schupke
Erich Schupke
In the Bunker
Margarete Hafner
Margarete Hafner
In the Old Apartments
Oliver Herder
Oliver Herder
In the Old Apartments
Margitta Haberland
Margitta Haberland
In the Old Apartments
Ralf Strathmann
Ralf Strathmann
In the Old Apartments
Walter Ratayszak
Walter Ratayszak
In the Old Apartments
Charlotte Oberberg
Charlotte Oberberg
In the Old Apartments
Lubinka Kostic
Lubinka Kostic
In the Old Apartments
Gisela Westerboer
Gisela Westerboer
On the Highway
Andreas Valentin
Andreas Valentin
On the Highway
Wolf-Dirk Vogeley
Wolf-Dirk Vogeley
On the Highway
Ruth Rischke
Ruth Rischke
On the Highway
Familie Ayik
Familie Ayik
On the Highway
Simon Bonney
Simon Bonney
Crime and The City Solution
Harry Howard
Harry Howard
Crime and The City Solution
Rowland S. Howard
Rowland S. Howard
Crime and The City Solution
Thomas Wydler
Thomas Wydler
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Roland Wolf
Roland Wolf
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Kid Congo Powers
Kid Congo Powers
Self
Denis Rodriguez
Denis Rodriguez
With the Children
Dieta von Aster
Dieta von Aster
With the Children
Gustav Geisler
Gustav Geisler
With the Children
Paul Geisler
Paul Geisler
With the Children
Lorenz Geisler
Lorenz Geisler
With the Children
Sladjana Kostic
Sladjana Kostic
With the Children
Benedikt Schumann
Benedikt Schumann
With the Children
Nicolas Roth
Nicolas Roth
With the Children
Marcus Stenzel
Marcus Stenzel
With the Children
Benjamin Ferchow
Benjamin Ferchow
With the Children
Mario Meyer
Mario Meyer
With the Children
Mark Leuschner
Mark Leuschner
With the Children
Tibor Dahlenburg
Tibor Dahlenburg
With the Children
Lia Harder
Lia Harder
With the Children
Mascha Noak
Mascha Noak
With the Children
Vera Butzek
Vera Butzek
With the Children
Donald Behrendt
Donald Behrendt
With the Children
Patric Kreuzer
Patric Kreuzer
Simone Säger
Simone Säger
Gerdi Hofmann
Gerdi Hofmann
Ulrike Schirm
Ulrike Schirm
Hans Marquardt
Hans Marquardt
Heimke Karl
Heimke Karl
Klaus Mausolf
Klaus Mausolf
Özyer Hüsinye
Özyer Hüsinye
Jean-Claude Lezin
Jean-Claude Lezin
Thierry Noir
Thierry Noir
Matthias Maaß
Matthias Maaß
Henry Luczkow
Henry Luczkow
Louis Cochet
Louis Cochet
Circus Spotlight Operator (uncredited)
Lina Otto
Lina Otto
Girl in the Club (uncredited)
Johanna Penski
Johanna Penski
Flower Seller (uncredited)

Crews

Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
Director
Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
Producer
Anatole Dauman
Anatole Dauman
Producer
Henri Alekan
Henri Alekan
Director of Photography
Jürgen Knieper
Jürgen Knieper
Original Music Composer
Peter Przygodda
Peter Przygodda
Editor
Peter Handke
Peter Handke
Screenplay
Richard Reitinger
Richard Reitinger
Screenplay
Hartmut Eichgrün
Hartmut Eichgrün
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Claire Denis
Claire Denis
First Assistant Director
Andrei Tarkovsky
Andrei Tarkovsky
In Memory Of
Pascale Dauman
Pascale Dauman
Associate Producer
Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders
Screenplay
Bernard Eisenschitz
Bernard Eisenschitz
Screenplay
Joachim von Mengershausen
Joachim von Mengershausen
Associate Producer
Ingrid Windisch
Ingrid Windisch
Executive Producer
Monika Jacobs
Monika Jacobs
Costume Design
Regina Huyer
Regina Huyer
Makeup Artist
Herbert Kerz
Herbert Kerz
Unit Manager
Barbara von Wrangell
Barbara von Wrangell
Unit Manager
Carola Hochgräf
Carola Hochgräf
Third Assistant Director
Knut Winkler
Knut Winkler
Second Assistant Director
Peter Alteneder
Peter Alteneder
Property Master
Henrik Gross
Henrik Gross
Assistant Property Master
Alexander Korn
Alexander Korn
Set Designer
Claude Lalanne
Claude Lalanne
Sculptor
Werner Mooser
Werner Mooser
Assistant Set Decoration
Thierry Noir
Thierry Noir
Painter
Markus Pluta
Markus Pluta
Set Designer
Joost van der Velden
Joost van der Velden
Sculptor
Esther Walz
Esther Walz
Property Master
Axel Arft
Axel Arft
Sound
Jean-Paul Mugel
Jean-Paul Mugel
Sound
Uwe Thalmann
Uwe Thalmann
Sound Assistant
Hans Seck
Hans Seck
Stunts
Peter Ch. Arnold
Peter Ch. Arnold
Additional Camera
Klemens Becker
Klemens Becker
Helicopter Camera
Dieter Bähr
Dieter Bähr
Grip
Louis Cochet
Louis Cochet
Assistant Camera
Dieter Dentzer
Dieter Dentzer
Lighting Technician
Claus Gerling
Claus Gerling
Lighting Technician
Agnès Godard
Agnès Godard
Assistant Camera
Thomas Gosda
Thomas Gosda
Lighting Technician
Bernd Hübner
Bernd Hübner
Gaffer
Klaus Krieger
Klaus Krieger
Helicopter Camera
Martin Kukula
Martin Kukula
Additional Camera
Achim Poulheim
Achim Poulheim
Focus Puller
Ralf Strathmann
Ralf Strathmann
Still Photographer
Leni Pütz-Savieto
Leni Pütz-Savieto
Assistant Editor
Anne Schnee
Anne Schnee
Assistant Editor
Dave Pultz
Dave Pultz
Color Timer
Gabriele Mattner
Gabriele Mattner
Script Supervisor
Martin Karlinski
Martin Karlinski
Production Driver
Ruediger Kersting
Ruediger Kersting
Production Driver
Dieter Stempnierwsky
Dieter Stempnierwsky
Production Driver
Catherine Coste
Catherine Coste
Production Secretary
Pascale Dauman
Pascale Dauman
Production Consultant
Franck Glemin
Franck Glemin
Production Assistant
Scott Kirby
Scott Kirby
Production Assistant
Uli Mayer
Uli Mayer
Title Designer
Wolfgang Rapior
Wolfgang Rapior
Catering
Inge Ruf
Inge Ruf
Production Accountant
Annette Seggert
Annette Seggert
Catering
Chris Sievernich
Chris Sievernich
Production Consultant
Mickey Cottrell
Mickey Cottrell
Publicist
Marie-Christine Malbert
Marie-Christine Malbert
Publicist
Ulla Zwicker
Ulla Zwicker
Production Coordinator
Pierre Bergam
Pierre Bergam
Thanks
Ulla Fukosawa-Oberbeckmann
Ulla Fukosawa-Oberbeckmann
Thanks
Major Gick
Major Gick
Thanks
François Lehr
François Lehr
Thanks
Yasujirō Ozu
Yasujirō Ozu
In Memory Of
François Truffaut
François Truffaut
In Memory Of
Barbara von Weitershausen
Barbara von Weitershausen
Thanks
Heidi Lüdi
Heidi Lüdi
Art Direction
Klaus Bieling
Klaus Bieling
Best Boy Electric
Victor Leitenbauer
Victor Leitenbauer
Makeup Artist

Trailers and other movies

Der Himmel über Berlin (AKA Wings of Desire) (1987) Trailer
Official UK Re-Release Trailer 2
Official UK Re-Release Trailer
Wings of Desire (1987) Original Trailer [FHD]
WINGS OF DESIRE Trailer [1987]
Wim Wenders on Wings of Desire | BFI Q&A

Posters and backgrounds

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