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The American Friend

Der amerikanische Freund

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


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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