Faraway, So Close! (In weiter Ferne, so nah!)
Faraway, So Close! (In weiter Ferne, so nah!) (1993)

The sequel to German director Wim Wenders' acclaimed Wings of Desire (1987) features a stronger plot orientation but somewhat less whimsy than its predecessor. The focus shifts to the angel Cassiel (Otto Sander), who, like his one-time… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: December 31, 1993
DVD Release Date: September 12, 2000
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Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Disappointing sequel

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

intriguing sequel

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Will speak forcefully to those who believe in angels and their providential place in our lives.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
familiar stranger
Failure to grasp or personal tensions hovering or both of them, whatever be the cause, I can't rate this movie any more than 1/10, I kept my patience at… More
Kyle S
A fantastic sequel, although it departs in tone from the original film, this film shares the same themes, but is more of a mystery, one might go as far as to… More
Panta Oz
Faraway, So Close! (German: In weiter Ferne, so nah!) is a 1993 film by German director Wim Wenders which deserves 100%... in everything! This is the movie I… More
Eduardo C
There is absolutely no way this film would ever match the timeless perfection of the photography in "Wings of Desire". The black and white segments,… More
Sylvester Kuo
In this sequel to Wings of Desire, 2 other angels watch over the lives of the people, however this this film has changed its tone from a romantic avant garde… More