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"Ry Cooder's perfect award-winning music has spawned countless
Paris, Texas - by Wim Wenders with Harry Dean
Stanton and Natassja Kinski
the grand prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 1984, the haunting story of
an amnesiac's struggle to rebuild his shattered life.
The performances of Harry Dean Stanton, Natassja
Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Hunter Carson and Aurore Clement are faultless.
The script, from Sam Shephard and L M Kit Carson, is a meandering
journey through cities and landscapes and lives. But above all, it is the faultless direction from Wim Wenders that
makes this film so special. We find here a director at the height of his
powers, creating a film specific in its time and place, yet universal in
This film was awarded the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival in
1984. Watch it, and see why.
"What an impressive film! Every frame is a
carefully positioned artwork! The colours are unearthly and fantastic! Ry
Cooders haunting score rolls around in your head, like a tumbleweed, for
days after you see this movie... "
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