The Resource The American friend : Der amerikanische Freund, Production Road Movies ; Filmproduktion GMBH ; Wim Wenders Production ; Les Films du Losange Sarl ; Westdeutscher Rundfunk, (DVD)

The American friend : Der amerikanische Freund, Production Road Movies ; Filmproduktion GMBH ; Wim Wenders Production ; Les Films du Losange Sarl ; Westdeutscher Rundfunk, (DVD)

Label
The American friend : Der amerikanische Freund
Title
The American friend
Title remainder
Der amerikanische Freund
Statement of responsibility
Production Road Movies ; Filmproduktion GMBH ; Wim Wenders Production ; Les Films du Losange Sarl ; Westdeutscher Rundfunk
Title variation
Amerikanische Freund
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An idealistic art restorer is dying from a rare blood disease. When Ripley, an American sociopath, arranges for the desperate man to carry out a high-paying mob hit, the two forge an uneasy bond steeped in deceit, corruption and cold-blooded murder
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videorecording
Credits note
Written, produced and directed by Wim Wenders ; music by Jurgen Knieper ; edited by Peter Przygodda ; director of photography, Robby Muller ; sound by Martin Muller and Peter Kaiser ; production design, Heidi and Toni Ludi ; line producer, Renee Gundelach and Margaret Menegoz
Intended audience
Rated NR
Language note
In German and English with some English subtitles
PerformerNote
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gerard Blain, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, Peter Lilienthal, Daniel Schmid, Jean Eustache, Sandy Whitelaw, Lou Castel
Runtime
125
Series statement
Wim Wenders collection
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
The American friend : Der amerikanische Freund, Production Road Movies ; Filmproduktion GMBH ; Wim Wenders Production ; Les Films du Losange Sarl ; Westdeutscher Rundfunk, (DVD)
Label
The American friend : Der amerikanische Freund, Production Road Movies ; Filmproduktion GMBH ; Wim Wenders Production ; Les Films du Losange Sarl ; Westdeutscher Rundfunk, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1978 motion picture
  • Based on the novel Ripley's game / Patricia Highsmith
  • Special features include: widescreen presentation; audio commentary with Wenders and Hopper; deleted scenes; theatrical trailer; talent bios
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
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Extent
1 videodisc (DVD)(125 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.;
Publisher number
DV130897
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital; Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
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