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Wim Wenders

Film Director (born 14-Aug-1945)


Roger Bromley. From Alice to Buena Vista: The Films of Wim Wenders. New York: Praeger Publications. 2001. 136pp.

Roger F. Cook; Gerd Gemünden (editors). The Cinema of Wim Wenders: Image, Narrative, and the Postmodern Condition. Wayne State University PRess. 1996. 286pp.

Kathe Geist. Cinema of Wim Wenders: From Paris, France to Paris, Texas. Ann Arbor: UMI Research. 1988. Studies in Cinema, no. 41

Alexander Graf. Cinema of Wim Wenders: The Celluloid Highway. London: Wallflower Press. 2002. 192pp.

Robert Phillip Kolker; Peter Beicken. The Films of Wim Wenders: Cinema as Vision and Desire. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1993. 211pp.

Wim Wenders; tranlated by Michael Hoffman. Act of Seeing: Essays and Conversations. London: Faber and Faber. 1992. 209pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1545)

  6. The Film Encyclopedia, 5th Edition (p.1488)

  7. Cassell Companion to Cinema (p.590)

  8. Chambers Film and TV Handbook (p.359)

  9. The Encyclopedia of Film (p.571)

  10. Contemporary North American Directors (pp.486-89)

  11. The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (p.927)

  12. The Guide to Film Directors (pp.927-32)

  13. The St. James Encyclopedia of Film Directors (pp.556-59)

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