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Wim Wenders (Ernst Wilhelm Wenders)

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Biography

Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Wim Wenders is an Oscar-nominated German filmmaker who was born Ernst Wilhelm Wenders on August 14, 1945 in Düsseldorf, which then was located in the British Occupation Zone of what became the Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Federal Republic of Germany, known colloquially as West Germany until reunification). At university, Wenders originally studied to become a physician before switching to philosophy before terminating his studies in 1965. Moving to Paris, he intended to become a painter.

He fell in love with the cinema but failed to gain admission to the French national film school. Read more...

Actor

Character: Man by Jukebox

Alice in den Städten 1974

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Character: Figure Wrapped in Plaster Bandages in Ambulance

Der amerikanische Freund 1977

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Character: Himself

Lightning Over Water 1980

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Advanced Filmmaking 2014

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The 2012 European Film Awards 2012

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Character: Himself - Honoree

Bayerische Filmpreis 2011 2012

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Character: Himself - Award Recipient

The 2011 European Film Awards 2011

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The 2009 European Film Awards 2009

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B 360º 2005

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Character: Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Film

The 2004 European Film Awards 2004

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Character: Milkman / Coalman / Himself

Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky 1995

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HH, Hitler à Hollywood 2010

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The Flux of Images 2000

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Documentary Feature

The Oscars 2015

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Character: Himself

La noche de los Oscar 2015

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Character: Himself / Narrator

The Salt of the Earth 2014

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Character: Himself - Nominee: Best Documentary Feature

The 84th Annual Academy Awards 2012

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Nulle part ailleurs 1987

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Janela da Alma 2001

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Character: Spectator at Pauline's Theater

Kings of the Road 1976

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Character: Man Walking through Vienna Bus Station

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick 1972

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Character: Himself - Presenter

The European Film Awards 2015

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Rencontres de cinéma 2007

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Character: Himself - per Liveschaltung

Folge 2 0

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Wim Wenders on Q 0

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Campino 0

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Viva Riva 0

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Unique Art 0

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Dance to the Music 0

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Episode #1.1 0

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Ikuinen aika 0

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Road Movie 0

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Episode #2.1 0

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Episode #1.3 0

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Directing

Character: Man by Jukebox

Alice in den Städten 1974

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Character: Figure Wrapped in Plaster Bandages in Ambulance

Der amerikanische Freund 1977

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Character: Himself

Lightning Over Water 1980

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Character: Milkman / Coalman / Himself

Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky 1995

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Character: Himself / Narrator

The Salt of the Earth 2014

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Character: Spectator at Pauline's Theater

Kings of the Road 1976

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Character: Man Walking through Vienna Bus Station

The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick 1972

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Writing