Wim Wenders

Director ● Supporting Actor ● Producer


Wim Wenders was born on the 14th of August 1945. He is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in New German Cinema. Among many honors, he has received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature: for Buena Vista Social Club (1999), about Cuban music culture, Pina (2011), about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch, and The Salt of the Earth (2014), about Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. One of Wenders' earliest honors was a win for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction for his narrative drama Paris, Texas (1984), which also won the Palme d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. Many of his subsequent films have also been recognized at Cannes, including Wings of Desire (1987), for which Wenders won the Best Director Award at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival.

Born on: 14 August, 1945

Born in: Düsseldorf, Rhine Province, Allied-occupied Germany

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Director
French 2016
Director
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Executive Producer
French 2016
Producer
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Screenplay Writer
French 2016
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Still Photographer