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Room 666 (Chambre 666)

Room 666
Scene from "Room 666" (photo © Reverse Angle)

Location: Cannes, room 666 at the Hotel Martinez.

Godard, Fassbinder, Spielberg and other famous directors answer the question: "Is cinema a language about to get lost, an art about to die?"




Wim Wenders was born in Düsseldorf in 1945. After discovering his love for cinema in Paris, he attended film school in Munich from 1967-1970. Also active as a photographer and writer, he has made more than 50 films since 1971 all over the world. A selection of his acclaimed films includes: THE GOALKEEPER'S FEAR OF THE PENALTY (1971), ALICE IN THE CITIES (1973), IN THE COURSE OF TIME (1976), THE AMERICAN FRIEND (1977), HAMMETT (1982), THE STATE OF THINGS (1982), PARIS, TEXAS (1984), WINGS OF DESIRE (1987), UNTIL THE END OF THE WORLD (1991), FARAWAY, SO CLOSE! (1993), LISBON STORY (1994), THE END OF VIOLENCE (1997), BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (1998), THE MILLION DOLLAR HOTEL (2000), THE SOUL OF A MAN (2003), LAND OF PLENTY (2004), DON'T COME KNOCKING (2005), PALERMO SHOOTING (2008), PINA (2011), CATHEDRALS OF CULTURE (2013), THE SALT OF THE EARTH (2014), and EVERY THING WILL BE FINE (2015).
Genre Art
Category Short
Year of Production 1982
Director Wim Wenders
Cinematography Agnès Godard
Chantal de Vismes
Bernard Herrmann, Juergen Knieper
Cast Chantal Akerman, Michelangelo Antonioni, Maroun Bagdadi, Ana Carolina, Mike De Leon, Jonathan Demme, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Yilmaz Gueney, Monte Hellman, Werner Herzog, Robert Kramer, Paul Morrissey, Susan Seidelman, Noel Simsolo, Steven Spielberg, Wim Wenders
Producers Chris Sievernich, Wim Wenders
Production Company Wim Wenders Production/Munich & Berlin
Length 50 min
Format 16 mm, color
Original Version
 English
Sound Technology Mono
Festivals Cannes 2006 (Special Screening)

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