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Wings of Desire

Dates with showtimes for Wings of Desire
  • Wed, Dec 21
  • Thu, Dec 22

Director: Wim Wenders Run Time: 128 min. Format: 35mm Film Release Year: 1987 Language: German

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Otto Sander, Peter Falk, Solveig Dommartin

An angel (Ganz) who spends his time invisibly observing humanity falls in love with a beautiful trapeze artist (Dommartin) and, in one of cinema’s most significant romantic gestures, gives up his wings to descend to Earth and pursue her. Not a Christmas film per se but it’s been a staple of Brattle holiday program for thirty years.

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