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'palermo shooting' is the new feature film from legendary german film director wim wenders ('paris, texas', 'wings of desire'), the story of finn, a successful photographer who lives in the city of dusseldorf. following a car crash in which finn narrowly escapes death he is forced to reassess his life he moves to the city of palermo, and this is where his adventures begin..the original soundtrack to 'palermo shooting' reads like a who's who of celebrated alternative artists and features many tracks recorded especially for the film. wenders' old friend nick cave appears twice with his band grinderman who contribute two new tracks - 'dream (song for finn)' and 'song for frank' - while bonnie prince billy and matt sweeney recorded the sublime 'torn and betrayed' for the film. other artists to record original music for the film include irmin schmidt, sibylle baier, get well soon and thom. the soundtrack also features tracks from acclaimed artists such as portishead, calexico, beirut, iron and wine, calexico, beth gibbons and rustin man and the velvet underground... no self-respecting musical aficionado will want to be without it.
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