History Film / WingsOfDesire

6th Mar '16 1:31:15 AM JulianLapostat
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A 1987 film by Wim Wenders originally called ''Der Himmel über Berlin'' (lit: 'The Heavens Above Berlin').

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A 1987 film by Wim Wenders Creator/WimWenders originally called ''Der Himmel über Berlin'' (lit: 'The Heavens Above Berlin').
17th Feb '16 11:45:13 AM eroock
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* BilingualBonus: In the English release, the dialogue of a young Spanish girl, a Japanese woman and a Pakistani woman are left untranslated.



* DeliberatelyMonochrome : The film is shot that way because the angels don't see colours [[spoiler:until one of them becomes human]].

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* DeliberatelyMonochrome : The film is shot that way because the angels [[OurAngelsAreDifferent don't see colours colours]] [[spoiler:until one of them becomes human]].



* InvisibleToAdults: The angels

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* InvisibleToAdults: The angelsangels.


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* RealityHasNoSubtitles: In the English release, the dialogue of a young Spanish girl, a Japanese woman and a Pakistani woman are left untranslated.
13th Feb '16 3:35:09 PM leraluna
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*EveryoneLooksSexierIfFrench: A trapezist? Sounds sexy. A French trapezist? Sounds goddess.


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*LadyInRed: Marion when eventually meets [[spoiler: Damiel as a human]] wears a lavish red dress.


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*SceneryGorn: The zone near the BerlinWall are nothing buy gloomy.
*SceneryPorn: Indeed Berlin is the true protagonist.
26th Aug '15 3:24:14 AM eroock
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!!Tropes:

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!!Tropes:
!!This film provides example of:
22nd Mar '15 9:22:12 AM Morgenthaler
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* UsefulNotes/BerlinWall



* UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The film is set shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
16th Feb '15 1:29:44 PM Menshevik
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* MeaningfulName: The old man, who describes himself as a storyteller, is identified in the end credits as "Homer".

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* MeaningfulName: The old man, man who describes himself as a storyteller, storyteller (Curt Bois) is identified in the end credits as "Homer".
21st Oct '14 8:35:16 AM ThePrinceOfWarchester
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* Bilingual Bonus: In the English release, the dialogue of a young Spanish girl, a Japanese woman and a Pakistani woman are left untranslated.

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* Bilingual Bonus: BilingualBonus: In the English release, the dialogue of a young Spanish girl, a Japanese woman and a Pakistani woman are left untranslated.
21st Oct '14 8:33:05 AM ThePrinceOfWarchester
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* Bilingual Bonus: In the English release, the dialogue of a young Spanish girl, a Japanese woman and a Pakistani woman are left untranslated.
5th Aug '14 3:52:53 PM MarkLungo
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The film depicts two angels wandering in {{cold war}} era {{Berlin}} and listening to the thoughts of humans, among them an old man looking for the now-destroyed Potsdamer Platz and recalling the good times he used to have there; Peter Falk AsHimself; and a lonely French trapezist, whom one of the angels falls in love with.

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The film depicts two angels wandering in {{cold war}} UsefulNotes/ColdWar era {{Berlin}} UsefulNotes/{{Berlin}} and listening to the thoughts of humans, among them an old man looking for the now-destroyed Potsdamer Platz and recalling the good times he used to have there; Peter Falk AsHimself; and a lonely French trapezist, whom one of the angels falls in love with.



!!''Der Himmel über Berlin'' contains examples of :

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!!''Der Himmel über Berlin'' contains examples of :
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* BerlinWall

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* BerlinWallUsefulNotes/BerlinWall



* ColdWar: The film is set shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall.

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* ColdWar: UsefulNotes/ColdWar: The film is set shortly before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
20th Jun '14 8:50:36 AM rexpensive
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* LadyInRed: Marion at the bar.
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