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Until the End of the World is a french film of genre Drama directed by Wim Wenders released in USA on 25 december 1991 with Solveig Dommartin

Until the End of the World (1991)

Until the End of the World
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Released in USA 25 december 1991
Length 2h38
Directed by
OriginFrance
Genres Drama,    Science fiction,    Thriller,    Action,    Adventure,    Romance
Rating67% 3.399383.399383.399383.399383.39938

Until the End of the World (German: Bis ans Ende der Welt) is a 1991 drama science fiction film by the German film director Wim Wenders; the screenplay was written by Wenders and Peter Carey, from a story by Wenders and Solveig Dommartin. An initial draft of the screenplay was written by American filmmaker Michael Almereyda. Wenders, whose career had been distinguished by his mastery of the road movie, had intended this as the Ultimate Road Movie.

Synopsis

The film takes place in late 1999. India has an out-of-control nuclear satellite in orbit that is about to re-enter the atmosphere at any time, contaminating large areas of the Earth. This has caused a massive panic, with everyone trying to flee the likely impact sites. Caught in a traffic jam, impatient and disconnected Claire Tourneur (Solveig Dommartin) escapes the highway congestion by taking a side road. Her dashboard computer system announces she has left the map zone database and is on her own. She then has a couple of odd encounters, first with a pair of bank robbers (which leaves her with a large amount of cash), then with a hitchhiker being pursued by an armed party. Claire discovers, after falling in love with the enigmatic fugitive, that he is the son of a scientist (played by Max von Sydow), and has absconded with the prototype of a secret research project. Multiple government agencies and freelance bounty hunters are chasing him to recover the device.

Actors

Solveig Dommartin

(Claire Tourneur)
William Hurt

(Sam Farber, alias Trevor McPhee)
Sam Neill

(Eugene Fitzpatrick)
Tom Waits

(Singer in Bar (uncredited))
Max von Sydow

(Henry Farber)
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