On Film

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Wim Wenders' body of work is among the most formidable in modern cinema: Paris Texas, Wings of Desire, The Buena Vista Social Club, The Million Dollar Hotel. And Wenders writes about cinema as passionately as he produces it. This volume collects three previously published books of Wenders' essays: Emotion Pictures, The Logic of Images, and The Act of Seeing. In them, he discusses his development as a filmmaker from the moment he picked up a camera aged 12, and offers a broader analysis of his guiding passions - rock 'n' roll, avant-garde cinema, questions of German identity, and the influence of America.
Wim Wenders' body of work is among the most formidable in modern cinema: Paris Texas, Wings of Desire, The Buena Vista Social Club, The Million Dollar Hotel. And Wenders writes about cinema as passionately as he produces it. This volume collects three previously published books of Wenders' essays: Emotion Pictures, The Logic of Images, and The Act of Seeing. In them, he discusses his development as a filmmaker from the moment he picked up a camera aged 12, and offers a broader analysis of his guiding passions - rock 'n' roll, avant-garde cinema, questions of German identity, and the influence of America.
  • About Wim Wenders

    Wim Wenders is the distinguished director of Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire, as well as The American Friend. For Faber he has published three volumes of essays, which have been collected together into one volume, titled On Film. He has also written My Time with Antonioni, which chronicles his experience working with Antonioni on Beyond the Clouds.

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