This Is Why You’ll Always Return

Isn't life under the sun just a dream?

A child wonders why he exists in the universe at all – he’s an instinctive metaphysician. But the child finds out that the true meaning of life lies in the sensual pleasures of the earth. Amen.

David Denby
Where Angels Long to Tread: Review of Wim Wenders’ Wings of Desire (1987)
New York magazine, 9 May 1988

Photo: A scene from Wings of Desire

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