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Der Amerikanische Freund = [videorecording (DVD)] : the American friend
Der Amerikanische Freund = [videorecording (DVD)] : the American friend
Physical Description:
2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note (Repeatable):
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.
Disc 1. The American friend -- Disc 2. Special features.
A young picture framer thinks that he has a terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money.
Electronic Access:
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System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Video disc
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016]