Wings of desire

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Santa Monica, CA : Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, c2003.
Special edition
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1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
DVD Foreign  1 available
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General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1987 with the German title: Der Himmel über Berlin.
General Note
Special features: Audio commentary with director Wim Wenders and actor Peter Falk ; 'Angels among us' documentary ; interactive map ; deleted scenes with director's commentary ; original advertising and artwork ; original theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits
Music by Jürgen Knieper ; edited by Peter Pryzgodda ; director of photography, Henri Alekan ; production design, Heidi Lüdi ; line producer, Ingrid Windisch.
Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois, Peter Falk.
Based on poems by Rainer Maria Rilke.
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13.
System Details
DVD format, Dolby stereo surround
In German/English with English, French, or Spanish language subtitles.
Best director-Cannes Festival, 1987.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Bois, C., Dommartin, S., Ganz, B., Dauman, A., Wenders, W., Falk, P., & Sander, O. (2003). Wings of desire (Special edition). Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment.

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

Curt. Bois et al.. 2003. Wings of Desire. Santa Monica, CA: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment.

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

Curt. Bois et al.. Wings of Desire Santa Monica, CA: Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Bois, Curt., et al. Wings of Desire Special edition, Distributed by MGM Home Entertainment, 2003.

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