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The American friend / Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange, Westdeutscher Rundfunk ; written, produced and directed by Wim Wenders.

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Material Type
DVD
Publication Info.
Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.
Publication Info.
1977.

Details

Description
1 videodisc (125 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in..
Series
The Wim Wenders collection
Wim Wenders collection.
System Details
DVD; widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby digital; Dolby surround 5.1.
Cast
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gerard Blain.
Credits
Director of photography, Robby Muller ; edited by, Peter Przygodda ; music by, Jurgen Knieper.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1977.
Based on the novel Ripley's game by Patricia Highsmith.
Summary
Tom Ripley is an American sociopath who sells forged paintings in Germany. Jonathan Zimmermann is an idealistic art restorer dying from a rare blood disease. But when Ripley arranges for the desperate family man to carry out a high-paying mob hit, the two forge an uneasy bond steeped in deceit, corruption and cold-blooded murder.
Audience
Not rated.
Note
Special features: Audio commentary writer/director Wim Wenders and star Dennis Hopper ; Deleted scenes with commentary by writer/director Wim Wenders ; Theatrical trailer ; Talent bios.
Language
German and English dialogue with some English subtitles.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 -- Film adaptations.
Murder for hire -- Drama.
Art dealers -- United States -- Drama.
Picture frames and framing -- Drama.
Mafia -- Drama.
Leukemia -- Drama.
Deception -- Drama.
Feature films.
Added Author
Wenders, Wim.
Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010.
Ganz, Bruno.
Kreuzer, Lisa.
Blain, Gérard.
Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995 Ripley's game.
Road Movies Filmproduktion.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
Added Title
Amerikanische Freund
Standard No.
013131202892
Music No.
DV12028 Road Movies