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Sam Shepard wrote this lyrical and moving American tale directed by German filmmaker Wim Wenders. Beautifully photographed by Robby Muller with music by Ry Cooder it stars Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassja Kinski in a man's journey, physical as well as psychological, to recover his buried past. Stunning, frank and sweet with a young Hunter Carson stealing the show.

Year: 1984
Genre: Alice's 300 Greatest Films, Art House Cinema, Drama, Road Movies, Cannes - Palme d'Or, Nick's Favourites, Who am I? Movie Amnesia, Theo's Favourites
Country: France, Germany
Director: Wim Wenders
Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clement, Hunter Carson
Duration: 150 Minutes
Rating: R - Extra material may offend or disturb
8.1/10
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