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Wings of Desire

1988 | 2h 10m | Drama

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Damiel (Bruno Ganz) and Cassiel (Otto Sander) are angels who watch over the city of Berlin. They don't have harps or wings (well, they usually don't have wings) and they prefer overcoats to gossamer gowns. But they can travel unseen through the city, listening to people's thoughts, watching their actions and studying their lives. While they can make their presence felt in small ways, only children and other angels can see them. They spend their days serenely observing, unable to interact with people, and they feel neither pain nor joy. One day, Damiel finds his way into a circus and sees Mario...

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Wim Wenders


Peter Falk Bruno Ganz Sovleig Dommartin Otto Sander Curt Bois

UK release date

21 Jun 1988
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