Welcome to
Golden Age cinema and bar
established MMXIII

Paramount House
80 Commonwealth Street
Surry Hills, Sydney

Wings of Desire

(Rated PG)

New 4K restoration

Session Times

Loading...

Overview

On the streets of West Berlin, two immortal angels named Damiel (Bruno Ganz) and Cassiel (Otto Sander) wander the city unseen by humans, listening to the thoughts of its inhabitants and comforting those who need it. Damiel comes across a profoundly lonely circus trapeze artist named Marion and begins to fall in love with her. He longs for the authenticity and finite nature of human experience; for the taste of food and the touch of a loved one. If he decides to become a human mortal however, there is no guarantee that Marion will return his affections. And there's no turning back.

Why You Should See This Film

Wistfully poetic and deeply philosophical, Wings of Desire is a cinematic experience like no other. Beautifully shot by 77-year-old cinematographer Henri Alekan (Jean Cocteau's La Belle et la Bête), this film is a deeply emotional reflection on Berlin’s past, present and uncertain future. It's little wonder that director Wim Wenders thanks filmmakers Yasujiro Ozu, François Truffaut and Andrej Tarkovsky in the film's closing credits.

Session Times

Loading...

Session Times

There are no scheduled sessions for this film. Please return to the Now Showing page for upcoming films.

Select Session

  • Year: 1987
  • Rating: PG
  • Director: Wim Wenders
  • Cast: Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, Otto Sander
  • Duration: 128 minutes
  • Language: German with English subtitles
Join the Cult

Join the Cult

For only $30 per year your Golden Age Film Club Membership gets you discounted tickets, a gift pass, exclusive events, free popcorn & more.
Caddy Snacks

Caddy Snacks

Enhance your next cinema visit with a popcorn & lolly bag duet, plus your choice of wine, pilsner or a pair of classic Negronis.
More Films You Might Like

‘THE GOOD OLD DAYS ARE NOW’

Sign up for the Golden Age newsletter