Rent The American Friend (1977)

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2h 1min
Rent The American Friend (aka Der amerikanische Freund) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
Professional frame maker Jonathan (Bruno Ganz) has been diagnosed with a terminal blood disease. A chance encounter with the enigmatic Tom Ripley (Dennis Hopper) offers him a way to ensure a stable future for his family. But as Jonathan embarks on his new and dangerous role, Tom questions his motives for involving his new friend.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , , , Andreas Dedecke, , Stefan Lennert, , Gerty Molzen, , Heinrich Marmann, Satya De La Manitou, Axel Schiessler
Directors:
Producers:
Joachim von Mengershausen, Wim Wenders
Writers:
Patricia Highsmith, Wim Wenders
Aka:
Der amerikanische Freund
Studio:
Axiom
Genres:
Classics, Drama, Thrillers
Countries:
Germany, Classics, Drama, Thrillers
BBFC:
Release Date:
14/07/2008
Run Time:
121 minutes
Languages:
German
Subtitles:
English
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour
Bonus:
  • Feature-Length Commentary with Wim Wenders ad Dennis Hopper Trailer
  • Deleted Scenes (With Optional Commentary)
BBFC:
Release Date:
22/10/2018
Run Time:
126 minutes
Languages:
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English LPCM Stereo, French DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, French LPCM Stereo, German DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, German LPCM Stereo
Subtitles:
English
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.66:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B

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04/02/2021

I did not know it was from the novel Ripleys Game & was confused at start but gradually got intrigued.Hopper was excellent & the photography

was very film noir.Ending was strange but I enjoyed watching.

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