Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (born 14 August 1945) is a German film director, playwright, author, photographer and film producer. Since 1996, Wenders has been the president of the European Film Academy in Berlin.
Wenders was born in Düsseldorf into a traditional Catholic family. His father, Heinrich Wenders, was a surgeon. Use of the Dutch name, "Wim", a shortened ... more »
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''The more opinions you have, the less you see.''Wim Wenders (b. 1945), German filmmaker. Evening Standard (London, April 25, 1990).
''The Yanks have colonized our subconscious.''Wim Wenders (b. 1945), German filmmaker. Robert Lander (Hans Zischler), in Kings of the Road (1976).