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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...

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Directed by

Wim Wenders

Written by

Richard Reitinger (Screenplay)
Wim Wenders (Screenplay)
Peter Handke (Screenplay)

Runtime

128 minutes

Country

Germany, France

Language

German

Tagline

There are angels on the streets of Berlin.

Cast

Keywords

dream berlin wall circus history berlin germany library angel immortality mortality

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