Palermo Shooting

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Palermo Shooting (2008) is a film written and directed by German director Wim Wenders, and starring Campino, Dennis Hopper, Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Lou Reed as himself, and an uncredited Milla Jovovich, also playing herself.[1]

The film is the first one directed by Wenders in his hometown, Düsseldorf.[2]


The film follows a German photographer (played by Campino, singer of German punk band Die Toten Hosen) who comes to Palermo because he needs to make a clean break from his past. In the city, he meets a young woman (Mezzogiorno) and a completely different way of life.[3]


The film was released in Germany on 20 November 2008. The film had its U.S. premiere on 20 January 2009 at the Berlin and Beyond film festival at the Castro Theatre in San Francisco.

As of November 2013, the film has the rating of 5,9/10 from 1.732 users.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Palermo Shooting". IMDb. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Press release". Cannes Festival. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  3. ^ The Palermo Shooting at

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