The only film in which I've seen French actress Solveig Dommartin has been Wings of Desire, one of my favorite movies, directed by Wim Wenders. I don't own the DVD, because I love watching this gorgeous-looking film in a theater. I first saw the movie in the summer of 1989 when I spent a summer working in London, and at first I thought I hated it. A day later, I realized how much I liked the movie. Before I left London, I bought a gorgeous oversized poster that I had framed and currently hangs in my home office. I like to look up and see Bruno Ganz as an angel, standing on the edge of a building, looking pensive. If you haven't seen Wings of Desire, bear in mind that it's deliberately paced, subtitled (characters speak French and German), a little over two hours long and requires attention.

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