Wings of Desire

Wim Wenders (1987)

Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Peter Falk, Nick Cave Rated 12 Run time 127 mins



Winner at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival for Best Director

Capturing an era that feels both impossibly distant and fearfully close, Wender’s great Berlin film Wings of Desire shows a city torn apart by war and bureaucracy, but pulsating with life, art and people… and then there are the angels.

98% – Rotten Tomatoes

8.1/10 – IMDB

“Plenty of films excel at portraying a city in a particular time, on a particular night, but few are deft enough, like Wings of Desire, to go beyond: to ghost through the streets, peer through the windows, catch the fleeting glances and take a metaphysical sounding of a place”…Read the full review HERE.

“It’s been voted the second best film of the 1980s, but what makes Wim Wenders’ fantasy about two angels observing life in Berlin still so resonant today? These five extracts give a clue to the film’s enduring richness.”…Read the full article HERE.