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Alice in the Cities
Directed by Wim Wenders • 1974 • West Germany
Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans' -- John Lennon said it in 1980, but Wim Wenders filmed this same construct on reality in 1974 as ALICE IN THE CITIES. His story of a German photographer (Rüdiger Vogler) visiting the United States who finds an unexpected new chapter in his life opened through his chance meeting with a mother (Lisa Kreuzer) and her nine-year-old daughter Alice (Yella Rottländer) is regarded as one of the highlights of his early feature film work.