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The Resource The American friend : Der Amerikanische Freund, Wim Wenders Stiftung ; der Filmverlag der Autoren zeigt ; eine Coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, mit Wim Wenders Produktion, München, les Films du losange, Paris, und dem Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln ; ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie, Wim Wenders

The American friend : Der Amerikanische Freund, Wim Wenders Stiftung ; der Filmverlag der Autoren zeigt ; eine Coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, mit Wim Wenders Produktion, München, les Films du losange, Paris, und dem Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln ; ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie, Wim Wenders

Label
The American friend : Der Amerikanische Freund
Title
The American friend
Title remainder
Der Amerikanische Freund
Statement of responsibility
Wim Wenders Stiftung ; der Filmverlag der Autoren zeigt ; eine Coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, mit Wim Wenders Produktion, München, les Films du losange, Paris, und dem Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln ; ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie, Wim Wenders
Title variation
Amerikanische Freund
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A young picture framer thinks that he has terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Director of photography, Robby Müller ; editor, Peter Przygodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art directors, Heidi and Toni Lüdi ; costume designer, Isolde Nist
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English, French and German, with optional English subtitles; optional SDH captioning
PerformerNote
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, Peter Lilienthal, Daniel Schmid, Sandy Whitelaw, Jean Eustache, Lou Castel
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  • 1936-2010
  • 1911-1979
  • 1912-1997
  • 1929-
  • 1941-2006
  • 1930-2015
  • 1938-1981
  • 1943-
  • 1940-
  • 1921-1995
  • 1947-
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  • Wenders, Wim
  • Hopper, Dennis
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Kreuzer, Lisa
  • Blain, Gérard
  • Ray, Nicholas
  • Fuller, Samuel
  • Lilienthal, Peter
  • Schmid, Daniel
  • Whitelaw, Sandy
  • Eustache, Jean
  • Castel, Lou
  • Müller, Robby
  • Przygodda, Peter
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Lüdi, Heidi
  • Lüdi, Toni
  • Nist, Isolde
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Prose, Francine
  • Janus Films
  • Filmverlag der Autoren
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Wim Wenders Produktion
  • Films du losange (Firm)
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
126
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
793
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  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character)
  • Serial murderers
  • Psychopaths
  • Criminals
  • Murder
  • France
  • New York (N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
The American friend : Der Amerikanische Freund, Wim Wenders Stiftung ; der Filmverlag der Autoren zeigt ; eine Coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, mit Wim Wenders Produktion, München, les Films du losange, Paris, und dem Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln ; ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie, Wim Wenders
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's game
  • Widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio
  • DVD release of the 1977 motion picture; restored in 2014
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (from 2002 featuring Wim Wenders and Dennis Hopper). Disc 2: Wim Wenders (interview with the director 37 min.); Bruno Ganz (interview with the actor 27 min.); Deleted scenes (35 min. of scenes with audio commentary by Wim Wenders); Trailer. Insert includes an essay by Francine Prose, Little lies and big disasters
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Isbn
9781681430980
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515165815
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2573D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930725876
  • 1027236
  • (OCoLC)ocn930725876
  • 1027236
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The American friend : Der Amerikanische Freund, Wim Wenders Stiftung ; der Filmverlag der Autoren zeigt ; eine Coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH, Berlin, mit Wim Wenders Produktion, München, les Films du losange, Paris, und dem Westdeutschen Rundfunk, Köln ; ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie, Wim Wenders
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's game
  • Widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio
  • DVD release of the 1977 motion picture; restored in 2014
  • Special features: Disc 1: Commentary (from 2002 featuring Wim Wenders and Dennis Hopper). Disc 2: Wim Wenders (interview with the director 37 min.); Bruno Ganz (interview with the actor 27 min.); Deleted scenes (35 min. of scenes with audio commentary by Wim Wenders); Trailer. Insert includes an essay by Francine Prose, Little lies and big disasters
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Director approved two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Isbn
9781681430980
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515165815
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
CC2573D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)930725876
  • 1027236
  • (OCoLC)ocn930725876
  • 1027236
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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