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Axiom Acquires WIM WENDERS Library

AX1 Films is delighted to announce the acquisition of UK and Irish rights in all media to the majority of influential German filmmaker Wim Wenders's back catalogue.

This coincides with the release by Axiom on 4th January of one of Wenders' most poignant films - and winner of the German Critics' Prize in 1974 - the seminal, ALICE IN THE CITIES - the first of his films to be shot (in part) in the United States. ALICE IN THE CITIES is also the first in his famous "road" trilogy, and is followed by WRONG MOVE (1975)and KINGS OF THE ROAD (1976), both also starring Rudiger Vogler.

The back catalogue includes:-

  • THE SCARLET LETTER (1972)
  • THE ISLAND and FROM THE FAMILY OF REPTILES (1974)
  • WRONG MOVE (1975)
  • IN THE COURSE OF TIME (aka KINGS OF THE ROAD) (1976)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (1977)
  • NICK'S MOVIE (aka LIGHTNING OVER WATER) (1980)
  • ROOM 666 (1982)
  • THE STATE OF THINGS (1982)
  • PARIS TEXAS (1984)
  • TOKYO GA (1985)
  • WINGS OF DESIRE (1987)
  • NOTEBOOKS ON CITIES AND CLOTHES (1989)
  • A TRICK OF LIGHT (1996)
  • BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB (1998)
  • LAND OF PLENTY (2004)

The deal was negotiated with Hanway Films on behalf of Reverse Angle GmbH.