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Wings of Desire

Der Himmel über Berlin

Directed by Wim Wenders
West Germany, France, 1987
Fantasy, Drama, Comedy


An angel overlooking the divided city of Berlin makes a wish to become a human mortal when he begins falling in love with a beautiful French trapeze artist.

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Wings of Desire Directed by Wim Wenders

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1987 | Winner: Best Director

Independent Spirit Awards

1989 | Winner: Best Foreign Film

São Paulo International Film Festival

1988 | Winner: Audience Award

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