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The American Friend

Using Patricia Highsmith's novel, 'Ripley's Game', Wenders has made a spellbinding existential thriller which moves from the docks of Hamburg to the streets of New York. Dennis Hopper plays the gambler who lures Bruno Ganz deeper and deeper into international intrigue and murder. With cameo appearances by Sam Fuller, Nicholas Ray, Gerard Blain and Daniel Schmid.

Year: 1977
Genre: Foreign Language Films, German Cinema, Cult Films / After Dark, Based on..., Best of the 1970s, Movies (1001 You Must See Before You Die)
Country: France, Germany, USA
Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Sam Fuller
Duration: 122 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains medium level violence.
Subtitles: Yes
7.4/10
Location in store: Foreign (Germany)

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