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The Resource Der Amerikanische freund, a co-production of Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH with Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange and Westdeutschen Rundfunk ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)

Der Amerikanische freund, a co-production of Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH with Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange and Westdeutschen Rundfunk ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)

Label
Der Amerikanische freund
Title
Der Amerikanische freund
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH with Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange and Westdeutschen Rundfunk ; directed by Wim Wenders
Title variation
American friend
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • ger
  • eng
  • ger
Summary
Dying from a rare blood disease, a Hamburg picture framer is convinced to murder a Mafia figure in exchange for his family's financial security
Member of
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Robby Muller ; edited by Peter Przygodda ; music, Jurgen Knieper ; art direction, Heidi and Toni Ludi
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In German and English ; with English subtitles
PerformerNote
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gerard Blain
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1936-2010
  • 1921-1995
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wenders, Wim
  • Hopper, Dennis
  • Ganz, Bruno
  • Kreuzer, Lisa
  • Knieper, Jürgen
  • Blain, Gérard
  • Highsmith, Patricia
  • Road Movies Filmproduktion
  • Wim Wenders Produktion
  • Films du losange (Firm)
  • Westdeutscher Rundfunk
  • Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
125
Series statement
Wim Wenders collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ripley, Tom (Fictitious character)
  • Murder for hire
  • Art dealers
  • Picture frames and framing
  • Mafia
  • Leukemia
  • Deception
Technique
live action
Label
Der Amerikanische freund, a co-production of Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH with Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange and Westdeutschen Rundfunk ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Based on the novel Ripley's game /by Patricia Highsmith
  • Features: commentary with Wim Wenders, Dennis Hopper; deleted scenes; trailer; talent bios; chapter selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51489869
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Lccn
00426801
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131202892
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DV12028
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00426801
System details
DVD, Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Der Amerikanische freund, a co-production of Road Movies Filmproduktion GmbH with Wim Wenders Produktion, Les Films du Losange and Westdeutschen Rundfunk ; directed by Wim Wenders, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1977
  • Based on the novel Ripley's game /by Patricia Highsmith
  • Features: commentary with Wim Wenders, Dennis Hopper; deleted scenes; trailer; talent bios; chapter selections
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51489869
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (126 min.)
Lccn
00426801
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
013131202892
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DV12028
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) l00426801
System details
DVD, Dolby surround 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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