Room 666 (French: Chambre 666) is a 1982 documentary film directed by German film director Wim Wenders.

Room 666
Directed byWim Wenders
Produced byChris Sievernich [de]
StarringSteven Spielberg
Jean-Luc Godard
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Narrated byWim Wenders
CinematographyAgnès Godard
Edited byChantal de Vismes
Music byBernard Herrmann
Jürgen Knieper
Distributed byGray City (1985) (USA) (subtitled)
Kinowelt Home Entertainment (2006) (Germany) (DVD)
Release date
  • 1982 (1982)
Running time
50 minutes
CountriesFrance
West Germany
LanguagesGerman
French
English
Portuguese
Italian

During the 1982 Cannes Film Festival, Wenders set up a static camera in room 666 of the Hotel Martinez and provided selected film directors a list of questions to answer concerning the future of cinema. Each director is given one 16 mm reel (approximately 11 minutes) to answer the questions. The principal question asked was, "Is cinema a language about to get lost, an art about to die?" Wenders then edited this footage and added an introduction.

Directors interviewed include Steven Spielberg, Jean-Luc Godard, and Rainer Werner Fassbinder, who died less than a month after filming. The film was later screened out of competition at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.[1]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Festival de Cannes: Room 666". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-12-17.

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