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Thousand Words: Assimilation and Alienation in Wenders’ Alice In The Cities (1974)

A decade before Wim Wenders’ Palm d’Or winning Paris, Texas, came Alice In The Cities, a gentle road movie that introduced the key themes of alienation and angst that would later define Wenders’ oeuvre and firmly cement his reputation as an artistic force in the canon of new-wave German cinema. Jack Kerouak’s novel On The Road inspired the post […]