WHEN ANGELS FALL (Roman Polanski, 1959)

Not until the end of Gdy spadają anioły, Roman Polanski’s graduation film for Poland’s national film school, do we realize that the aerial-view in on roofs is an angel’s-eye view of Earth. Who doubts that Wim Wenders and Claire Denis, co-directors of Wings of Desire (1987), had seen Polanski’s film, although their film shows Berlin, […]