Wim Wenders

Wim Wenders at IFFR

Wim WENDERS (1945, Düsseldorf) attended the Munich Film School and became a leading figure of 1970s German cinema. After moving to the USA, he directed several films including Paris, Texas, which brought him both the Golden Palm and a box-office hit. Since then he makes unconventional features and documentaries with varied success in Europe and in the USA. He is also an essayist, photographer and film critic.

Filmography

Schauplätze (1967, short), Same Player Shoots Again (1967, short), Silver City (1968, short), Polizeifilm (1968, short), Alabama: 2000 Light Years (1969, short), Drei Amerikanische LP's (1969, short), Summer in the City (1970), Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (1971), Der scharlachrote Buchstabe (1972), Alice in den Städten (1973), Aus der Familie der Panzerechsen (1974, TV, ep.), Die Insel (1974, TV, ep.), Falsche Bewegung (1975), Im Lauf der Zeit (1976), Der Amerikanische Freund (1977), Nick's Movie/Lightning over Water (1980), Hammett (1978-1982), Der Stand der Dinge (1982), Reverse Angle (1982, TV), Room 666 (1982), Paris, Texas (1984), Tokyo-Ga (1983-85), Der Himmel über Berlin (1987), Aufzeichnungen zu Kleidern und Städten (1989), Till the End of the World (1991), Arisha, the Bear and the Stone Ring (1992), In weiter Ferne, so nah! (1993), Lisbon Story (1995), Al di la delle nuvole (1995, co-dir. Michelangelo Antonioni), Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky (1996), Lumière et compagnie (1996), The End Of Violence (1997), Buena Vista Social Club (1999), The Million Dollar Hotel (2000), Viel passiert - der BAP Film (2002), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002, ep.), U2 - The Best of 1990-2000 (2002), The Blues: The Soul of a Man (2003), Land of Plenty (2004)


Wim Wenders at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR