Alice in the Cities

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Alice in the Cities ★★★½ 1974

American and German culture are compared and contrasted in this early Wenders road work about a German journalist in the USA on assignment who suddenly finds himself custodian to a worldly nine-year-old girl abandoned by her mother. Together they return to Germany and search for the girl's grandmother. Along the way they learn about each other, with many distinctive and graceful Wenders moments. 110m/B VHS . Ruediger Vogler, Yella Rottlaender, Elisabeth (Lisa) Kreuzer, Edda Kochi; D: Wim Wenders; W: Wim Wenders.

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