Documentary about Wim Wenders: Lord of the sky, on-the-go

The sky gets its meaning by what is below on earth where the human beings around kreuchen. A man gets on a deserted train track, therefore, makes only really so

Documentary about Wim Wenders: Lord of the sky, on-the-go

The sky gets its meaning by what is below on earth where the human beings around kreuchen. A man gets on a deserted train track, therefore, makes only really something out of the Firmament. Otherwise it would Shine more into the Void. Wim Wenders is a filmmaker who understands the sky. He has always been filmed back in the "Big Sky" about America, and he has made the sky over Berlin is proverbial. So it makes sense that the portrait film "Wim Wenders, Desperado" begins with a scene in which the earth and what is above you the appearance of a protective sphere, touch. And at this point of contact in the Ghost town of Terlingua, Texas, a tiny person: the artist and the eyes of a man Wim Wenders is.

His real first name Wilhelm Ernst, which he wore during his Childhood in Oberhausen-Sterkrade, you have to look up, they fall in the movie about him. He was capable of succeeding with this Goethe's long-name: Wilhelm Ernst Wenders. But since he is also an ears person, and as such is very much a child of popular culture, fits the casually shortened first name well: Wim, this is like a almost battered reef. A once-famous show master the same Rufnamens only the people that have become the monopoly of a television is today.

2019 converted into a hall of mirrors

In a few weeks, Wim Wenders and seventy-five. The Film, in which he is called a "Desperado" is to be characterized, is a birthday gift, give him Eric Friedler and Andreas Frege. The latter, known better under his Alias Campino, he is the lead singer of the punk band "die Toten Hosen" and occasional actor, for example, in "Palermo Shooting" (2008) by Wim Wenders. In the early part of this late work, the assessment, the "Wim Wenders, Desperado is" first of all, just on the fringes. The main focus is the crucial period in the years 1978 to 1984. The title of this time today belong to the Canon of world cinema: "The American friend", "The state of things", "Hammett", "Paris, Texas". Wenders lived in America, he worked for Francis Ford Coppola, which was just "Apocalypse Now" ready and with the company American Zoetrope to the classic Hollywood wanted to connect. Wenders should make a Film about the writer Dashiel Hammett, and should also be a Film from the spirit of this classic of the American "crime fiction".

In the reconstruction of the difficulties that arose in the process of approaching "Wim Wenders, Desperado" is most likely a researched documentation of the history of rotary is told twice: once by Coppola and Wenders. The two versions also do not come under the terms of a friendly discretion to cover the dissent, however, remains in mutual benevolence repealed. Coppola had prepared a script, Wenders but, with the help of actress Ronee Blakley, romantically involved, did what he considers the Telling is crucial: He not planned from the intended end, but confided to his ideas. "Hammett" was finally made without Ronee Blakley finished, and Wenders had the feeling that he had said to his American mythology, everything.

Updated Date: 19 July 2020, 07:19

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