Faraway, So Close!

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Film of the Alternative cinema: Authors' Collections series

Preceded by an episode of Alternative Cinema with {Kirill Serebrennikov|}

Original title: In weiter Ferne, so nah!

Germany, 1993

Runtime: 144 min

Director: Wim Wenders

Cast: Otto Sander, Bruno Ganz, Nastassja Kinski, Martin Olbertz, Aline Krajewski, Monika Hansen, Peter Falk, Rüdiger Vogler, Heinz Rühmann, Mikhail Gorbachev, Tilmann Vierzig

An angel pines to experience existence as a human and gets his chance, complete with temptations offered by the spirit of Time. This sequel to Wings of Desire might not live up to that classic, but it▓s still a fascinating film about greed, change and love in modern Berlin.