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Wim Wenders

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Like Flying Blind Without Instruments: On the Turning Point in Paris, Texas
Like Flying Blind Without Instruments: On the Turning Point in Paris, Texas

This piece first appeared in the 1991 Wim Wenders collection The Logic of Images: Essays and Conversation (Faber and Faber), translated by Michael Hofmann. The story’s about a man who turns up somewhere in the desert out of nowhere and returns…

By Wim Wenders

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On Wings of Desire
On Wings of Desire

The following essay, written in October 1987, after the release of Wings of Desire, originally appeared in The Logic of Images, a collection of Wim Wenders’s writing that was published in 1992. In the last few years, since Paris, Texas, Berlin…

By Wim Wenders

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An Attempted Description of an Indescribable Film
An Attempted Description of an Indescribable Film

The following, written in 1986, is from the first treatment for Wings of Desire. And we, spectators always, everywhere,looking at, never out of, everything!—Rilke, “The Eighth Elegy” At first it’s not possible to describe anything beyond a wi…

By Wim Wenders

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