Wrong Move (Falsche Bewegung)
Wrong Move (Falsche Bewegung) (1975)

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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Atkinson
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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Jonathan Romney
Film Comment Magazine

Everything in Wrong Move happens as if by magic-or as if previously written in the pages of another book. While situated in a mundanely real modern Germany, the narrative is entirely anti-realistic.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

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

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

arch and self-consciously arty in its depiction of alienated characters, none of whom feel like flesh-and-blood human beings

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Stephen M
Boring, boring, boring! I just could not get into this at all. Based on Goethe's <i>Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship</i>, it's about… More
Eric Broome
German director Wim Wenders' early films tend to be more interesting than his later ones, despite their obviously limited budgets. Hearing the… More