Wim Wenders

Wim is apparently (in the Netherlands) short for Wilhelm, the middle name of Ernst Wilhelm Wenders, b. 1945. So it's the Dutch equivalent of 'Bill'.

Selected filmography

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, 1972, from Peter Handke's novel Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter, Rüdiger Vogler
The Scarlet Letter, 1973, from the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Alice in the Cities, 1974, first part of the 'Road Movie Trilogy'
The Wrong Move, 1975, Falsche Bewegung, second part of Trilogy, with Nastassja Kinski
Kings of the Road, 1976, Im Lauf der Zeit, third part
The American Friend, 1977, Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, from Patricia Highsmith 1974 novel Ripley's Game
Paris, Texas
, 1984, Harry Dean Stanton, Dean Stockwell, Nastassja Kinski, wr. Sam Shepard, music Ry Cooder
Wings of Desire, 1987, Der Himmel über Berlin, wr. with Peter Handke; Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin
Until the End of the World, 1991, Bis ans Ende der Welt, William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Sam Neill, Max von Sydow, Rüdiger Vogler, Ernie Dingo, Jeanne Moreau
Buena Vista Social Club, 1999, musical doco, with Ry Cooder and Cuban musicians
The Soul of a Man, 2003, part of Martin Scorsese blues series
Perfect Days, 2023


Garry Gillard | reviews | New: 16 January, 2022 | Now: 6 May, 2024