Wings of Desire

The Berlin Wall came down a year after Wings of Desire opened in Seattle, when our Roger Downey wrote that Bruno Ganz and his angelic cohort were “well-disposed to suffering humanity, although more as observers than helpers, giving new heart to someone who’s open to their influence, but either unable or unwilling to save someone already over the lip of despair.” So, too, was Germany divided at the time, as Wim Wenders’ acclaimed reflects. (PG) BRIAN MILLER

Feb. 15-18, 6:30 & 9:30 p.m., 2010

 
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