#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Visible only to those like them and to human children, Damiel and Cassiel are two angels, who have existed even before humankind. Along with several other angels, they currently wander around West Berlin, generally on their own, observing and preserving life, sometimes trying to provide comfort to the troubled, although those efforts are not always successful. Among those they are currently observing are: the cast and crew of a movie – a detective story set in WWII Nazi Germany – which include a sensitive and perceptive Peter Falk; an elderly man named Homer looking for eternal peace; and the troupe of a financially failing circus, which has closed early for the season because of those financial problems. One day, Damiel tells Cassiel that he wants to become human, to feel not only the sensory aspects of physical beings, but also emotional aspects. He embarks on this thought with the full realization that there is no turning back if he decides to do so. His thoughts are largely because he has fallen in love with Marion, the trapeze artist with the circus. If he does decide to become a human, there is no guarantee that as a human that he will be able to locate Marion or that she will return his affection. His angels, however, may be looking out for him.
Plot: 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 interacting with them. When Damiel falls in love with lonely trapeze artist Marion, the angel longs to experience life in the physical world, and finds — with some words of wisdom from actor Peter Falk — that it might be possible for him to take human form.
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Painfully beautiful — handle with care
The movie playbill for the American version of the movie (the one you see on the site) is quite misleading: a naked woman in the background with the title “Wings of desire” — it almost looks as the movie should have some erotic content. But there’s nothing here which will try to appeal to your immediate senses. This is a poignantly beautiful metaphysical excursion on what it means to be human. Wim Wenders has recognized the metaphysical nature of the movie by dedicating it to Truffaut, Ozu and especially Tarkovskij. And everything — the bleakness of the landscape, the ubiquity of the Berlin wall, the anguish in which the characters are immersed — acquires a deeper meaning when we see it through the eyes of two angels. And the sky over Berlin, with its angels, is the only thing that keeps together two painfully divided sides of the city, and the only perspective from which to see it as one.
But handle with care: if you’re looking for a movie with an enthralling plot, a clear language and a reasonable pace, you’ll be disappointed. The first time I saw this movie with a friend we laughed all the way. I’ve seen it more 5-6 times now and I’ve stopped laughing. I sit there and I’m mesmerized.
The movie was born without a script and it is a melting pot with dialogues by Peter Handke, improvised monologues by the actors, connecting material written by Wim Wenders. In one example, Wenders indulges too long in a scene just because he regrets removing it due to all the work the actress has made for preparing to be a trapezist. This is clearly against all rules and all common sense.
Despite all this the movie works and the reason is, the movie somehow manages to touch deep strings all the way through, because of its beautiful imagery (thanks to director of photography Henri Alekan), its eerie soundtrack, the disorderly collection of truly poetic dialogues/monologues, very inspired acting, and the impredictable combined effect of all this — surely beyond what was planned by Wim Wenders himself. Should I add that the movie has created its own language for making its point?
The film has also become an incredible documentary on Berlin just before the fall of the wall.
A Missing Wing
A movie that was confusing, different (in a good way), and pretty well played. All of these topics come to mind when thinking about the film “Wings of Desire” directed by Wim Wenders in 1997. This film was a unique fantasy drama that had a very interesting feel to it. Throughout this movie, Damiel and Cassiel had to be pretty quiet and emotionless as angels. People couldn’t see them because they were angels. They would be in the skies of the city of Berlin watching over the great people in the city. The people’s feelings and thoughts would draw the angels closer. The angels would try helping the hopeless people by making them feel like they weren’t alone, which was actually true. The different colors of the backgrounds in this movie truly could confuse anyone. After figuring it out, the reason behind it was pretty interesting. The angels perspective created a black and white color background. The color switched to normal colors once the movie was in perspective of real life. There wasn’t much of a plot in this movie, which made it interesting. The angels would just go from person to person which made it a little random from time to time, but it wasn’t overwhelming. This movie was always keeping my attention. It might not be the go-to action movie, but it’s definitely an interesting and well played out movie. The ending with Damiel deciding to take a dip into a real perspective going out of his angel self was a big turning point. Seeing Damiel after that just made you into it and made you wonder. Some of the scenes drug on for a longer time than they needed. Some scenes were just way too long that didn’t need to be like that at all.
Original Language de
Runtime 2 hr 8 min (128 min)
Genre Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Director Wim Wenders
Writer Wim Wenders (screenplay by), Peter Handke (screenplay by), Richard Reitinger (screenplay collaboration)
Actors Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander, Curt Bois
Country West Germany, France
Awards Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 19 wins & 13 nominations.
Production Company Argos Films
Sound Mix Dolby Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.37 : 1 (negative ratio), 1.66 : 1 (intended ratio)
Camera Arriflex 35 BL4
Laboratory Geyer-Werke, Berlin, West Germany (processing) (prints)
Film Length 3,449 m (Sweden)
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Spherical
Printed Film Format Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP), 35 mm