Wings of desire= Der Himmel über Berlin
(Blu-ray) 

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Published
[Irvington N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009].
Format
Blu-ray
Edition
Special edition.
ISBN
9781604651591
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (127 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (27 pages). 
Status
Adult Blu-ray Feature
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Published
[Irvington N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2009].
Edition
Special edition.
Language
ger
ISBN
9781604651591
UPC
715515046411

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1987.
General Note
Special features: New, restored, high-definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring Wenders and actor Peter Falk; "The angels among us" (2003) documentary; "Wim Wenders Berlin Jan. 87," from an episode of the French television program Cinéma cinémas, including on-set footage; interview with director of photography Henri Alekan; deleted scenes and outtakes; excerpts from the film "Alekan la lumière" (1985) and Ganz and Sander's "Remembrance: film for Curt Bois" (1982); notes and photos by art directors Heidi and Toni Lüdi; booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Atkinson and writings by Handke and Wenders.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Henri Alekan ; editor, Peter Pryzgodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art director, Heidi Lüdi.
Participants/Performers
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk.
Description
A romantic fantasy about an angel who wishes he were mortal and is willing to fall from the sky if it means a chance to fall in love. Set in modern day Berlin, the film follows angel Damiel's path from heavenly flight to earthly delight in a manner that's comical, touching and entertaining.
System Details
Blu-ray disc; widescreen, 1.66:1 aspect ratio (16:9 enhanced); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo.; requires Blu-ray player.
Language
In German with some English and French dialogue, with optional English subtitles; credits in English.
Awards
Cannes Film Festival, Best Director, 1987.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wenders, W., Dauman, A., Handke, P., Ganz, B., Dommartin, S., Sander, O., Bois, C., Falk, P., Alekan, H., Przygodda, P., Knieper, J., & Lüdi, H. (2009). Wings of desire=: Der Himmel über Berlin (Special edition.). Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wim, Wenders et al.. 2009. Wings of Desire=: Der Himmel über Berlin. Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wim, Wenders et al.. Wings of Desire=: Der Himmel über Berlin Criterion Collection, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wenders, Wim,, et al. Wings of Desire=: Der Himmel über Berlin Special edition., Criterion Collection, 2009.

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