Wings of Desire is Wim Wender’s artistically beautiful film about the lonely and immortal life of angels during a post-war Berlin. It’s a poetic journey from the perspective of the angels of which one falls in love with a living woman and wants to become a mortal human thus giving up his heavenly life. Filmed in black and white and with a feeling of celebrating life.
Original title: Der Himmel über Berlin
Release date: Dec 31, 1986
Length: 128 min.
Bruno Ganz as Damiel, Otto Sander as Cassiel, Solveig Dommartin as Marion, Curt Bois as Homer, the old poet, Peter Falk as Peter Falk, Hans Martin Stier as The dying man, Beatrice Manowski as The whore, Elmar Wilms as The sad man, Nick Cave as Himself - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds, Chick Ortega as Im Zirkus - Der SchlagzeugerShow full cast & crew