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    Paris, Texas [DVD videorecording] / Road Movies Produktion, Berlin and Argos Films, Paris present a German/French co-production ; a film by Wim Wenders ; director of photography, Robby Müller ; executive producer, Chris Sievernich ; adaptation by L.M. Kit Carson ; written by Sam Shepard ; produced by Don Guest ; directed by Wim Wenders.
    [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection : Janus Films, c2009.
  • Dysfunctional families -- Drama.
  • Texas -- Social conditions -- Drama.
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    Wenders, Wim.
    Müller, Robby, 1940-
    Sievernich, Chris.
    Carson, L. M. Kit.
    Shepard, Sam, 1943-
    Guest, Don.
    Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-
    Kinski, Nastassja, 1960-
    Stockwell, Dean, 1938-
    Clément, Aurore, 1945-
    Carson, Hunter, 1975-
    Wicki, Bernhard, 1919-2000.
    Przygodda, Peter.
    Cooder, Ry.
    Roddick, Nick.
    Willemsen, Roger, 1955-
    Falk, Peter, 1927-2011.
    Hopper, Dennis, 1936-2010.
    Zischler, Hanns, 1947-
    Fuller, Samuel, 1912-1997.
    Highsmith, Patricia, 1921-1995.
    Wetzel, Kraft.
    Joyce, Paul, 1940-
    Denis, Claire, 1948-
    Anders, Allison.
    Shepard, Sam, 1943- Paris, Texas.
    Road Movies Filmproduktion.
    Argos Films.
    Criterion Collection (Firm)
    Janus Films.
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    Film adaptations.
    Fiction films.
    Feature films.
    Films for the hearing impaired.
    Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 501
    2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (42 p. ; col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
    Director-approved special ed.
    disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Bonus features.
    Based on the book "Paris, Texas" by Sam Shepard.
    Originally produced as a motion picture in 1984.
    Booklet includes "On the road again" essay by film critic Nick Roddick, "A long ride" by Sam Shepard, "Voices under your skin" interview with Nastassja Kinski, "Loss of innocence" interview with Harry Dean Stanton, "Me and my brother" interview with Dean Stockwell, excerpt from the preface of Wim Wenders book 'Written in the West'.
    Bonus features: Disc 1. Audio commentary featuring Wim Wenders. Disc 2. "Wim Wenders" interview with Wenders by German journalist Roger Willemsen; "The road to Paris, Texas" excerpts from th 1990 film "Motion and Emotion" featuring interviews with Wim Wenders, Robby Müller, Ry Cooder, Harry Dean Stanton, Peter Falk, Dennis Hopper, Hanns Zischler, Samuel Fuller, Patricia Highsmith and Kraft Wetzel conducted by director Paul Joyce; "Claire Denis and Allison Anders" interviewed by Kent Jones; "Cinéma cinémas" segment from the French television program featuring 'Wim Wenders Hollywood April '84'; Deleted scenes; Super 8 footage; Galleries; "Written in the West" gallery of Wenders' location-scouting photos from his book; Behind the scenes photos by Robin Holland.
    DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
    Performance rights: HOME: home use only.
    In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
    After having been missing for four years and presumed dead, Travis emerges from the desert near the Texas-Mexico border and collapses at a gas station. His younger brother, Walt, a billboard artist, takes him to Walt's Los Angeles home where Travis' son, Hunter, has lived with Walt and Walt's wife, Anne, since Travis and his wife, Jane, disappeared. Travis reestablishes a relationship with Hunter, finds Jane and brings about a reunion between Jane and Hunter before leaving again. Loosely based on Sam Shepard's Motel Chronicles.
    Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clement, Hunter Carson, Bernard Wicki.
    OFRB rating: AA.
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