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The American Friend (Der Amerikanische Freund) (1977)

The American Friend
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Dennis Hopper Dennis Hopper
Tom Ripley
Bruno Ganz Bruno Ganz
Jonathan Zimmermann
Lisa Kreuzer Lisa Kreuzer
Marianne Zimmermann
Gérard Blain Gérard Blain
Raoul Minot
Nicholas Ray Nicholas Ray
Derwatt
Samuel Fuller Samuel Fuller
Der Amerikaner
Peter Lilienthal Peter Lilienthal
Marcangelo
Daniel Schmid Daniel Schmid
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An average movie

1 year, 2 months ago at Dec 1 15:47
To be honest, it has been ages since I saw this movie and I should probably re-watch it at some point. At some point, I saw ‘Paris, Texas’, the damned thing completely blew me away and, from that point, I became a huge fan of Wim Wenders. With this in mind, I was quite eager to check this movie and I had some rather high expectations but, eventually, I was actually slightly disappointed by the... read more
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An average movie

“To be honest, it has been ages since I saw this movie and I should probably re-watch it at some point. At some point, I saw ‘Paris, Texas’, the damned thing completely blew me away and, from that point, I became a huge fan of Wim Wenders. With this in mind, I was quite eager to check this movie and I had some rather high expectations but, eventually, I was actually slightly disappointed by the whole thing. Back then, I had no idea who the hell was Tom Ripley, indeed, I would watch ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ maybe 5 or 6 years later. Above all, at the time, I was barely able to follow this rather convoluted plot and many agree that this movie was above all about the mood and the atmosphere but, once again, I never felt much connection to the whole thing which was too cold and cumbers” read more

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