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Wim Wenders' best, 17 May 2006
Every American who came of age before reunification of East/West
Germany should see this film. It encapsulates a time; a frame of mind.
Perhaps its most important feature however, is the way it uses sparse
cinematography, and spaces, both literal and figurative, to illustrate
the moral and spiritual conditions of the protagonists. There are few
films which demonstrate such a mastery of the art of the visual in
storytelling. For those interested in the place of film in the broader
social context, I'm Lauf Der Zeit provides countless wry observations.
At least as important as The Last Picture Show. I am waiting for the
definitive authorized DVD with subtitles. By far my favorite Wim