Multiple languages
Der Amerikanische Freund
Wim Wenders
Dennis Hopper Bruno Ganz
Based on the work of
Patricia Highsmith
Jürgen Knieper
Multiple languages, English, German
[Hilversum]: A-Film, 2009
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
121 min.
Afwisselend Engels en Duits gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands Naar de roman Ripley's game van Patricia Highsmith

About Wim Wenders

Ernst Wilhelm "Wim" Wenders (German: [ˈvɪm ˈvɛndɐs]; born 14 August 1945) is a German filmmaker, playwright, author, and photographer. He is a major figure in New German Cinema. Among many honors, he has received three nominations for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature: for Buena Vista Social Club (1999), about Cuban music culture; Pina (2011), about the contemporary dance choreographer Pina Bausch; and The Salt of the Earth (2014), about Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado.

One of Wenders's earliest honors was a win for the BAFTA Award for Best Direction for his narrative drama Paris, Texas (1984), which also won the Palme d'Or at the 1984 Cannes Film Festival. Many of his subsequent films have also been recognized at Cannes, including Wings of Desire (1987), for which he won th…Read more on Wikipedia