Lightning Over Water

Lightning Over Water
by Wim Wenders & Nicholas Ray1h561980Sweden

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Director Nicholas Ray is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1982) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to help Ray realize his final wish. Ray's original intent is to make a fiction film about a dying painter who sails to China to find a cure for his disease. He and Wenders discuss this idea, but it is obviously unrealistic given Ray's state of health.

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  • Credits

    • Director : Wim Wenders, Nicholas Ray
    • Screenplay : Wim Wenders, Nicholas Ray
    • Editor : Wim Wenders, Peter Przygodda
    • Producer : Chris Sievernich, Wim Wenders, Pierre Cottrell, Jonathan Becker, Jonathan Becker, Laurie Frank, Renée Gundelach
    • Producing company : Road Movies Filmproduktion, Wim Wenders Productions, Wim Wenders Stiftung, Viking Film
    • Ingénieur son : Martin Müller
    • Chef opérateur : Martin Schäfer, Edward Lachman
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 16 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1980
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language : Anglais

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