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The Resource Der Amerikanische Freund : The American friend, 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

Der Amerikanische Freund : The American friend, 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
Der Amerikanische Freund : The American friend
Title
Der Amerikanische Freund
Title remainder
The American friend
Statement of responsibility
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
American friend
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
"An amoral American art dealer entangles a terminally ill German everyman in a seedy criminal underworld as revenge for a personal slight--but when the two become embroiled in an ever-deepening murder plot, they form an unlikely bond ... a stripped-down crime story that mixes West German and American film flavors"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robby Müller ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; editor, Peter Przygodda
Language note
In English, French, and German; with optional English subtitles, and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, Peter Lilienthal, Daniel Schmid, Sandy Whitelaw, Jean Eustache, Lou Castel
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-2010,
  • 1911-1979,
  • 1912-1997,
  • 1929-
  • 1941-2006,
  • 1930-2015,
  • 1938-1981,
  • 1943-
  • 1940-2018,
  • 1921-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • 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,
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion,
  • Wim Wenders Produktion,
  • Films du losange (Firm),
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk,
  • Criterion Collection (Firm),
Runtime
126
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
793
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character)
  • Serial murderers
  • Psychopaths
  • Criminals
  • Murder
  • Criminals
  • Psychopaths
  • Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character)
  • Serial murderers
  • France
  • New York (N.Y.)
  • France
Technique
live action
Label
Der Amerikanische Freund : The American friend, 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
  • Based on Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's game
  • Originally produced as a feature film in 1977
  • Insert includes an essay by Francine Prose: Little lies and big disasters
  • Special features, disc 1: optional audio commentary from 2002 featuring Wim Wenders and Dennis Hopper
  • Special features, disc 2: new interviews with Wim Wenders and Bruno Ganz; deleted scenes with audio commentary by Wim Wenders; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 insert (folded sheet)
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
Control code
930725876
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Director approved special edition
  • DVD edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Isbn
9781681430980
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515165815
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2573D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)930725876
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation (1.66:1 aspect ratio) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Der Amerikanische Freund : The American friend, 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
  • Based on Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's game
  • Originally produced as a feature film in 1977
  • Insert includes an essay by Francine Prose: Little lies and big disasters
  • Special features, disc 1: optional audio commentary from 2002 featuring Wim Wenders and Dennis Hopper
  • Special features, disc 2: new interviews with Wim Wenders and Bruno Ganz; deleted scenes with audio commentary by Wim Wenders; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 insert (folded sheet)
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
Control code
930725876
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
  • Director approved special edition
  • DVD edition
Extent
2 videodiscs (126 min.)
Isbn
9781681430980
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use ONLY
Other control number
715515165815
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC2573D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)930725876
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen presentation (1.66:1 aspect ratio) ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Terms governing use
Bates: No public performance rights purchased; home, library, or classroom use only
Video recording format
DVD

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