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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down?

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Cast

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Campino ...
Inga Busch ...
Karla
Axel Sichrovsky ...
Hans
Gerhard Gutberlet ...
Gerhard
Harry Blain ...
Harry
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Julian
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Student
Olivia Asiedu-Poku ...
Fan
Melika Foroutan ...
Anke
Anna Orso ...
Mother
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Himself
Udo Samel ...
Banker
Giuseppe Provinzano ...
Actor 1
Giuseppe Massa ...
Actor 2
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Flavia
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After the wild life-style of a famous young German photographer almost gets him killed, he goes to Palermo, Sicily to take a break. Can the beautiful city and a beautiful local woman help him calm himself down?

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Fotografies sto Palermo  »

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Trivia

The film marks the first time that Director Wenders shot a movie in his hometown, Düsseldorf. See more »

Goofs

In the scene, when Finn talks with lady photographer, they discuss the age of their cameras. He tells that his Plaubel is twenty years old and she tells that her Leica is 40 years old. Actually she has Leica M7, which slightly differs from older Leica cameras. This camera marketed only in 2002. See more »

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References Obsession (1976) See more »

Soundtracks

(It's A) Departure
Written by John Roderick
Performed by The Long Winters
Published by House of Hassle & Beats Working Music
Courtesy of Barsuk Records
Thanks to bankrobber music
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life in a rectangle
19 June 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

image - still and moving - digital - film - panorama - window - painting. how is the world described in photographic/image capture? who sees? framing. who is seeing? what is seen? what is shown? dreams. i am a camera. this is maybe an over extension of the metaphor, but clearly states the idea of the seer seeing. audience. and the seer showing. story through experience, not always linear or real. and always - great views of the city. great mix of language & languages. vision. so much feeling, showing and not telling. faces, moments, real, unreal... "I watch it for a little while = I love to watch things on TV" this was interesting to see in las vegas, of all the places in the world.


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