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Author: Wim WendersJoachim von MengershausenDennis HopperBruno GanzLisa KreuzerAll authors
Publisher: Troy, MI : Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2002.
Series: Wim Wenders collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : German : Widescreen ed
Database:WorldCat
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Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris.
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery films
Crime films
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Feature films
German-language films
Drama
Named Person: Patricia Highsmith; Patricia Highsmith
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wim Wenders; Joachim von Mengershausen; Dennis Hopper; Bruno Ganz; Lisa Kreuzer; Gérard Blain; Patricia Highsmith; Robby Müller; Peter Przygodda; Jürgen Knieper; Road Movies Filmproduktion,; Westdeutscher Rundfunk,; Wim Wenders Produktion,; Films du losange (Firm),; Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.,
OCLC Number: 51489869
Language Note: In German and English with some English subtitles.
Notes: "Nach dem Roman "Ripley's Game oder Regel ohne Ausnahme" von Patricia Highsmith" = Based on the novel Ripley's game by Patricia Highsmith. -- Closing credits.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1978.
Container incorrectly states that entire film has optional English subtitles.
Credits: Kamera [= Photography], Robby Müller ; schnitt [= editing], Peter Przygodda ; musik, Jurgen Knieper.
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gerard Blain.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (125 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Dolby digital; Dolby surround 5.1 or 2.0.
Contents: Special features include: Optional audio feature commentary with Wim Wenders and Dennis Hopper ; deleted scenes with commentary by Wim Wenders (36 min.); theatrical trailer; talent bios.
Series Title: Wim Wenders collection.
Other Titles: American friend
Responsibility: Eine coproduktion der Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH ; mit Wim Wenders Produktion; Les Films du Losange ; und dem Westdeutscher Rundfunk ; Ein Film von Wim Wenders ; Buch und Regie [= written and directed by] Wim Wenders.

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Story about a Hamburg picture framer who is perfectly ordinary except that he is suffering from a rare and fatal blood disease. His peace and sanity are upset when he is offered money to assassinate a Mafia figure in Paris.

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