Wim Wenders: The Road Trilogy (Criterion Collection)
Rüdiger Vogler pulls triple duty in this trio of "road" film classics from director Wim Wenders. In Wenders’ first "road" film, Alice in the Cities (Yella Rottländer. 1974/110 min.), a journalist on a research junket through America befriends a young woman who later abandons her 9-year-old daughter with him forcing him to bring the girl back to Europe with him. In Wrong Move (Hanna Schygulla. 1975/103 min.), an aspiring writer heads to Germany by train, but meets up with an eccentric group of people who lead him into a series of strange events. Finally, in Kings of the Road (Hanns Zischler. 1976/175 min.), a film projector repairman stops a depressed psychologist from committing suicide. Includes audio commentaries for all three films, interviews with Wender and filmmaker Michael Almereyda, two newly restored films by Wenders, and more. 4 DVDs or 3 Blu-ray Discs. In German with English subtitles. Color-b&w/NR/widescreen.
|Run Time:||393 minutes|