The American friend = Der Amerikanische Freund
(DVD) 

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Contributors
Wenders, Wim, film director,
Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010, actor.
Ganz, Bruno, actor.
Kreuzer, Lisa, actor.
Blain, Gérard, actor.
Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen director approved two-DVD special edition.
ISBN
1681430983, 9781681430980
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (126 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert. 
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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2016].
Edition
Widescreen director approved two-DVD special edition.
Language
English
ISBN
1681430983, 9781681430980
UPC
715515165815

Notes

General Note
Based on Patricia Highsmith's novel Ripley's game.
General Note
Widescreen (1.66:1) aspect ratio.
General Note
DVD release of the 1977 motion picture; restored in 2014.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Robby Müller ; editor, Peter Przygodda ; music, Jürgen Knieper ; art directors, Heidi and Toni Lüdi ; costume designer, Isolde Nist.
Participants/Performers
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, Peter Lilienthal, Daniel Schmid, Sandy Whitelaw, Jean Eustache, Lou Castel.
Description
A young picture framer thinks that he has terminal disease and is set up to become a hired assassin in West Germany because of the lure of quick money.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Language
In English, French and German, with optional English subtitles; optional SDH captioning.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Wenders, W., Hopper, D., Ganz, B., Kreuzer, L., Blain, G., Ray, N., Fuller, S., Lilienthal, P., Schmid, D., Whitelaw, S., Eustache, J., Castel, L., Müller, R., Przygodda, P., Knieper, J., Lüdi, H., Lüdi, T., Nist, I., Highsmith, P., & Prose, F. (2016). The American friend =: Der Amerikanische Freund (Widescreen director approved two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wim, Wenders et al.. 2016. The American Friend =: Der Amerikanische Freund. The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Wim, Wenders et al.. The American Friend =: Der Amerikanische Freund The Criterion Collection, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Wenders, Wim,, et al. The American Friend =: Der Amerikanische Freund Widescreen director approved two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2016.

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