The story of two angels wandering in a mixture of post-war and modern Berlin. Invisible to humans, they nevertheless give their help and comfort to all the lonely and depressed souls they meet. Finally, after many centuries, one of the angels becomes unhappy with his immortal state and wishes to become human when he falls in love with a mortal. ''A stunning and heartbreaking look at angels in Berlin. This is a unique and enriching film of sheer visual poetry and deep emotional resonance.''