Lightning Over Water Trailer

Lightning Over Water Trailer (1980)

01 October 1980 Factual, Foreign 91 mins

Director 'Nicholas Ray' is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1983) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to help Ray realize his final wish. Ray's original intent is to make a fiction film about a dying painter who sails to China to find a cure for his disease. He and Wenders discuss this idea, but it is obviously unrealistic given Ray's state of health.

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Wim Wenders

as Himself

Nicholas Ray

as Himself


Wim Wenders


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United States 01 October 1980

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