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  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
  • THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
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THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored 4K)

THE AMERICAN FRIEND (Restored  4K)
Original title DER AMERIKANISCHE FREUND

Directed by Wim Wenders

FRANCE, GERMANY - 1977 - English, French, German - HanWay Films Ltd, Wim Wenders Stiftung

Themes :
Generalist - ALL, Crime, Thriller


In 1977, THE AMERICAN FRIEND won the German Critics Prize as well as gold in two categories of the German Film Prize and is now considered a cult film. Wenders adapted Patricia Highsmith’s novel Ripley’s Game for the film.

Jonathan Zimmermann believes that he will soon die of leukemia. The unscrupulous American Tom Ripley, learns of this and exploits Zimmermann’s illness for his own purposes. He introduces Jonathan to the underworld figure Minot, who offers to hire ... Read All

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Time 126 min
Sh format 2D DCP 4K

CAST & CREW

Cast Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain, Nicholas Ray
Directed by Wim Wenders
Producer Wim Wenders, Renée Gundelach , Joachim von Mengershausen
Sceenwriter Wim Wenders, Based on the novel Ripley’s Game by Patricia Highsmith
DOP Robby Müller
Music Jürgen Knieper
Sound Martin Müller, Peter Kaiser
Editing by Peter Przygodda
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