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Wim Wenders

Posted in 50 Directors Summary, Wim Wenders on December 11, 2009 by Kanpoj K.

Wim Wenders

He was born on 14 August 1945, Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is a German film director. He went to a Film school and later became a film critic in Munich. He first grabbed the internationally attention with his film The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1971). His first commercial successful film was Paris, Texas (1984). As well as his black & white and color film Wings of Desire (1987). His most famous film was Social Club (1999). It is a documentary about a group of elderly Cuban musicians. The main theme of his film often about alienation rootlessness and searching for identity story. He is also a still photographer and a painter.

His interesting films

Hammett (1982)

The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick (1971)

Paris, Texas (1984)

Wings of Desire (1987)

Social Club (1999)