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The Criterion Conversation: Part Three (On Location Edition)

Sony Center, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

All week, we’ve been chatting with the Criterion Collection‘s Susan Arosteguy about Wim Wenders’ ‘Wings of Desire‘, the director’s cinematic return to his hometown, Berlin. At once heartbreaking and beautiful, Wenders’ portrait of Berlin captures a turbulent time in the nation’s history. It would take a time machine to get back to the Berlin depicted in the film — a ... Read More »

Running Berlin: ‘Run Lola Run’ Style

LolasHouse

We don’t envy Franka Potente’s predicament as the titular Lola in Tom Tykwer‘s 1998 thriller ‘Run Lola Run,’ but you’ve got to admit, there’s no better way to see Berlin than by following her whirlwind tour of the city. Some creative cutting means that, unfortunately, it would be impossible to recreate her 20-minute run and see the same sites, but here ... Read More »

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