Wrong Move

Wrong Move

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Wim Wenders's second entry in his Road Movie trilogy, preceded by Alice in the Cities and followed by Kings of the Road. Stars Rüdiger Vogler. More

A young German man who decides to become a writer, Wilhelm Meister (Vogler) sets off on a journey of self-discovery. During his travels, he encounters various fascinating characters, including the alluring Therese (Hanna Schygulla), the intriguing young Mignon (Nastassja Nakszynski) and a poet named Landau (Peter Kern). When the group accompanies Landau on a visit to his uncle, they mistakenly end up at the home of a wealthy but forlorn stranger (Ivan Desny).

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1975Rating: PG103 minsWest GermanyGerman with English subtitles
DramaWorld Cinema
Director:
Wim Wenders ('The Salt of the Earth', 'Wings of Desire', 'Buena Vista Social Club')
Writer:
Peter Handke
Cast:
Rüdiger VoglerHans Christian BlechHanna SchygullaNastassja KinskiPeter KernIvan DesnyMarianne HoppeLisa Kreuzer

Wrong Move | Reviews

Village Voice

Village Voice

A bitter, deadpan parody of all things Romantic, Wenders's film is also so ironic about its own emptiness that it ends up being something pure: a pop dirge about how never sitting still may be the only answer to meaninglessness.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

Wenders looks at young rockers through a lens of high culture and applies the theatrical fervour of the Enlightenment to the rumpled rounds of modern buskers.

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