This volume collects three previously published books of Wenders' essays. He discusses his development as a film-maker from the moment he picked up a camera, and offers a broad analysis of his passions - rock music, avant-garde cinema, questions of German identity, and the influence of America.
Wim Wenders is the distinguished director of Paris, Texas and Wings of Desire, as well as The American Friend. For Faber he has published three volumes of essays, which have been collected together into one volume, titled On Film. He has also written My Time with Antonioni, which chronicles his experience working with Antonioni on Beyond the Clouds.