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Until the end of the world

Until the end of the world (Germany, France, Australia)

Directed by:
Wim Wenders
William Hurt, Solveig Dommartin, Max von Sydow, Sam Neill, Ernie Dingo, Rüdiger Vogler, Jeanne Moreau
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Until The End of the World is an odyssey for the modern age. As with Homer's Odyssey, the purpose of the journey is to restore sight - a spiritual reconciliation between an obsessed father and a deserted son. Dr. Farber, in trying to find a cure for his wife's blindness, has created a device that allows the user to send images directly to the brain, enabling the blind to see. The creation and operation of such a machine is in stark contrast to a deteriorating global situation, where the continued existence of mankind is under threat from a nuclear powered satellite that is falling toward earth.

Awards & Festivals: Guild of German Art House Cinemas Award - 1992