Wim Wenders

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Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (born 14 August 1945) is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, photographer, and a major figure in New German Cinema. In a career spanning over four decades, he has received some of the highest international film awards, including the Palme d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival for his drama Paris, Texas; the Golden Lion for the drama The State of Things at the Venice Film Festival (1982); and Best Director for the romantic fantasy film Wings of Desire at the 1987 Cannes Film Festival. He has been nominated for the Academy Awards three times, for his documentaries Buena Vista Social Club, about the music of Cuba, Pina, about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch, and The Salt of the Earth, about Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado. Since 1996, Wenders has been the president of the European Film Academy in Berlin.

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Age: 70
Nationality: American
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2015 Every Thing Will Be Fine -
2014 The Salt of the Earth -
2013 Cathedrals of Culture -
2011 Pina -
2011 Mundo Invisível -
2010 If Buildings Could Talk -
2008 8 -
2008 Palermo Shooting -
2007 To Each His Own Cinema -
2007 Invisibles -
2005 Don't Come Knocking -

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Nominated for 88 Awards | Won 54

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