The American Friend (DVD)

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The American Friend (DVD)

Jonathan Zimmermann (Bruno Ganz), a German art-restorer, is dying of a rare blood disease. Despite his illness, the happily married Jonathan does his ...

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Wim Wenders' THE AMERICAN FRIEND was released in 1977, one year after the then relatively unknown German director had unleashed one of the world's greatest films, KINGS OF THE ROAD. With a masterpiece already under his belt after just four feature films, what could he do with Ripley's Game, a...

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Jonathan Zimmermann (Bruno Ganz), a German art-restorer, is dying of a rare blood disease. Despite his illness, the happily married Jonathan does his best to live each day to the fullest with his wife and child. But when cunning American gangster Tom Ripley (Dennis Hopper) learns of Jonathan's sickness, he convinces the dying man--deeply concerned about his family's financial future--to work as a hit man for a big payoff. Will Jonathan get in over his head by making a deal that could ruin what's left of his life

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