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3.9
464 Ratings

The State of Things

Der Stand der Dinge

Directed by Wim Wenders
West Germany, 1982
Drama

Synopsis

On location in Portugal, a film crew runs out of film while making their own version of Roger Corman’s Day the World Ended (1955). The producer is nowhere to be found and director Munro attempts to find him in hopes of being able to finish the film.

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The State of Things Directed by Wim Wenders

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1982 | 2 wins including: FIPRESCI Prize

German Film Awards

1983 | 2 wins including: Best Cinematography (Gold)

1983 | Nominee: Best Direction (Gold)

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