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Wim Wenders pays loving homage to rough-and-tumble Hollywood film noir with The American Friend, a loose adaptation of Patricia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game. Dennis Hopper oozes quirky menace as an amoral American art dealer who entangles a terminally ill German everyman, played by Bruno Ganz, in a seedy criminal underworld as revenge for a personal slight—but when the two become embroiled in an ever-deepening murder plot, they form an unlikely bond. Filmed on location in Hamburg and Paris, with some scenes shot in grimy, late-seventies New York City, Wenders’s international breakout is a stripped-down crime story that mixes West German and American film flavors, and it features cameos by filmmakers Jean Eustache, Samuel Fuller, and Nicholas Ray.

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Director Wim Wenders
Actor Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain
Label AX1 FILMS
 
Genre Action
Content DVD
FSK / age rating from age 12
Publication date 27.08.2018
Audio English (Dolby Digital)
Length 127 Minutes
Screen 16/9
Year of production 1977
Original title Der amerikanische Freund (German)
Version UK Version
Region code 2
 

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