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Faraway, So Close! (1993)

In weiter Ferne, so nah! (original title)
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A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.

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Cast

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Peter Falk
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Tony Baker
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Mikhail Gorbachev (as Michail S. Gorbatschow)
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Marion
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Phillip Winter
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Hanna / Gertrud Becker
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Patzke
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Dr. Becker
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A group of angels in the German capital look longingly upon the life of humans.

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Your favorite Angels are back!

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Drama | Fantasy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for language | See all certifications »
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21 December 1993 (USA)  »

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Faraway, So Close!  »

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Budget:

$10,500,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$810,455
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Director Wim Wenders re-edited the film after the Cannes Film Festival premiere to make it shorter and improve the narrative. See more »

Goofs

When Karl decides to dissolve his business partnership, he wades knee-deep through a flooded tunnel corridor becoming wet and filthy. Yet when he emerges from the tunnels, his pants are fluttering around too much to be wet and appear dry, and in the following scene after arriving at his destination and taking a nap, his clothes alternate between dirty and clean. See more »

Quotes

Cassiel: Fucking gravity!
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Crazy Credits

The film is dedicated to actor Curt Bois who worked with Wim Wenders in "Der Himmel über Berlin". See more »

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Referenced in Begleiter (2006) See more »

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Faraway, So Close!
Written and Performed by Nick Cave
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Big Cinema At It's Best!
22 December 1999 | by See all my reviews

I've seen this film days ago, and I am still touched by it very deeply - I'm still thinking about it, its implications, the actors (especially Otto Sander), and the warmth and tenderness it conveys. Intellectual cinema highly recommended to everyone who wants to be moved and touched on a very deep level. This is THE film!


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