Search results for "Wim Wenders"

Buena Vista Social Club (1999) RT 91% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Dec 1999

In this fascinating Oscar-nominated documentary, American guitarist Ry Cooder brings together a group of legendary Cuban folk musicians (some in their 90s) to record a ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Ry Cooder  •  Compay Segundo  •  Eliades Ochoa  •  Juan de Marcos González

Don't Come Knocking (2005) RT 42% / Audience 60%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Howard Spence has seen better days. Once a big Western movie star, he now drowns his disgust for his selfish and failed life with alcohol, drugs and young women. If he were to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Sam Shepard  •  Jessica Lange  •  Sarah Polley  •  Tim Roth

Hammett (1982) RT 80% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Nov 2005

"This is an entirely imaginary story about the writer Dashiell Hammett, who... in the words of one of his most gifted contemporaries... helped get murder out of the vicar's ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Mystery
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Frederic Forrest  •  Peter Boyle  •  Marilu Henner  •  Roy Kinnear

Lisbon Story (1994) RT Audience 86%

DVD release: Nov 2007

Lisbon Story is Wim Wender’s homage to Lisbon and films. A sound engineer obtains a mysterous postcard of a friend who at the moment is filming a film in Lisbon. He sets out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Rüdiger Vogler  •  Patrick Bauchau  •  Vasco Sequeira  •  Teresa Salgueiro

Paris, Texas (1984) RT 100% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Dean Stockwell  •  Hunter Carson

Soul of a Man (2003) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: May 2004

In "The Soul of A Man," director Wim Wenders looks at the dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of his ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Music
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne

The American Friend (1977)

Tom Ripley, who deals in forged art, suggests a picture framer he knows would make a good hit man.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Dennis Hopper  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Lisa Kreuzer  •  Gérard Blain

The Million Dollar Hotel (2000) RT 26% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Jun 2001

The Million Dollar Hotel starts with a jump from a roof top that clears up a death in a hotel that was burning to the ground where a lot of strange people had been living.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Milla Jovovich  •  Jeremy Davies  •  Amanda Plummer

Tokyo-Ga (1985) RT 60% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Apr 2004

German director Wim Wenders made this documentary in which he tries to explore the Tokyo that was depicted in the films of Yasujiro Ozu. When Wenders visits Tokyo for the ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Yûharu Atsuta  •  Werner Herzog  •  Chishû Ryû  •  Chris Marker

Until the End of the World (1991)

Until The End of the World is an odyssey for the modern age. As with Homer's Odyssey, the purpose of the journey is to restore sight -- a spiritual reconciliation between an ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Solveig Dommartin  •  William Hurt  •  Tom Waits  •  Chick Ortega

Wings of Desire (1987) RT 98% / Audience 94%

DVD release: Jul 2003

Two angels, Damiel and Cassiel, glide through the streets of Berlin, observing the bustling population, providing invisible rays of hope to the distressed but never ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Bruno Ganz  •  Otto Sander  •  Solveig Dommartin  •  Curt Bois

Land of Plenty (2004) RT 62% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Oct 2006

After living abroad, Lana returns to the United States, and finds that her uncle is a reclusive vagabond with psychic wounds from the Vietnam War.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Michelle Williams  •  John Diehl  •  Shaun Toub  •  Burt Young

Lumière and Company (1995)

40 international directors were asked to make a short film using the original Cinematographe invented by the Lumière Brothers, working under conditions similar to those of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  David Lynch  •  Spike Lee  •  James Ivory  •  Andrei Konchalovsky  •  Liv Ullmann  •  Peter Greenaway  •  Lasse Hallström  •  Bigas Luna  •  Gabriel Axel  •  Merzak Allouache  •  Patrice Leconte  •  Cédric Klapisch  •  Costa-Gavras  •  Michael Haneke  •  Theo Angelopoulos  •  Wim Wenders  •  Fernando Trueba  •  John Boorman  •  Claude Miller  •  Raymond Depardon  •  Abbas Kiarostami  •  Alain Corneau  •  Zhang Yimou  •  Claude Lelouch  •  Lucian Pintilie  •  Arthur Penn  •  Vicente Aranda  •  Jacques Rivette  •  Helma Sanders-Brahms  •  Youssef Chahine  •  Régis Wargnier  •  Francis Girod  •  Idrissa Ouedraogo  •  Jerry Schatzberg  •  Hugh Hudson  •  Ismail Merchant  •  Gaston Kaboré  •  Jaco Van Dormael  •  Sarah Moon  •  Nadine Trintignant  •  Yoshishige Yoshida
CAST:  Jeffe Alperi  •  Romane Bohringer  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Ticky Holgado

Faraway, So Close! (1993)

The film opens with the angel Cassiel (Otto Sander) standing on the statue of the Angel of Victory overlooking post-Cold War Berlin. Growing ever more despondent over his fate ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Fantasy • History
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Otto Sander  •  Bruno Ganz  •  Nastassja Kinski  •  Peter Falk

Pina (2011) RT 95% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Jan 2013

Pina is a feature-length dance film in 3D with the ensemble of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, featuring the unique and inspiring art of the great German choreographer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Regina Advento  •  Malou Airaudo  •  Ruth Amarante  •  Pina Bausch

Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002)

Ten Minutes Older is a 2002 film project consisting of two compilation feature films entitled The Trumpet and The Cello. The project was conceived by the producer Nicolas ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Drama
DIRECTION:  Spike Lee  •  Werner Herzog  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Víctor Erice  •  Aki Kaurismäki  •  Wim Wenders  •  Chen Kaige
CAST:  Markku Peltola  •  Kati Outinen  •  Marko Haavisto  •  Ana Sofia Liaño

Cathedrals of Culture (2014) RT Audience 75%

"If buildings could talk, what would they say about us?" CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE offers six startling responses. This 3D film project about the soul of buildings allows six ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Robert Redford  •  Wim Wenders  •  Michael Glawogger  •  Karim Ainouz  •  Micheal Madsen  •  Margreth Olin

Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015) RT 26% / Audience 20%

DVD release: Jun 2016

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  James Franco  •  Rachel McAdams  •  Charlotte Gainsbourg  •  Marie-Josée Croze