Celestial navigation: DP John Seale explores the City of Angels

Director of photography John Seale is not in the habit of shooting remakes, particularly of renowned European films like Wim Wenders' Wings of Desire. "I've been asked a few times to shoot remakes of French films," says Seale, "and I haven't done them, because I saw the original version and said, 'How can you beat that?' " But City of Angels, the American translation of Wenders' 1987 movie that Warner Bros. released last month, changed his mind. He liked Dana Stevens' script, which transforme

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