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THE AMERICAN FRIEND

Der amerikanische Freund

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Directed by Wim Wenders
West Germany, France, 1977
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery

Synopsis

Jonathan Zimmerman, a picture framer who suffers from a fatal disease, crosses paths with Tom Ripley, who trafficks in forged artworks. Drawn into an underworld of shady gangsters, Zimmerman is tempted to commit murder for a sum of money that would ensure the welfare of his family after his death.

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Synopsis

Jonathan Zimmerman, a picture framer who suffers from a fatal disease, crosses paths with Tom Ripley, who trafficks in forged artworks. Drawn into an underworld of shady gangsters, Zimmerman is tempted to commit murder for a sum of money that would ensure the welfare of his family after his death.

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The American FriendDirected byWim Wenders

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
1977
New York Film Festival
1977
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