Celestial Purity and Carnality in Wim Wenders’ “Wings of Desire”

The original title of the film Wings of Desire is Der Himmel über Berlin (Sky Over Berlin); the English title beautifully captures the main antinomy present in the film – the one between spirituality and celestial purity and the carnal, eroticism and sensuality. In Marion’s character, the sensuality and existentialist wondering about being-in-the-world (Heidegger) are … Continue reading Celestial Purity and Carnality in Wim Wenders’ “Wings of Desire”