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Paris, Texas (2009)


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Published: [Irvington, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2009]
Series: Criterion Collection
Edition:  Widescreen ed
Description:  2 videodiscs (145 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet
ISBN/ISSN: 0715515052214, 1604652284, 9781604652284, 6313324099,
Language:  English

Based on the book "Paris, Texas" by Sam Shepard

Originally released as a motion picture in 1984

Bonus features: audio commentary featuring Wenders; interview with Wenders by German journalist Roger Willemsen; excerpts from the 1990 film "Motion and Emotion" featuring interviews with Wenders, Robby Müller (cinematographer), Ry Cooder (composer), Harry Dean Stanton, Dennis Hopper, Peter Falk, Hanns Zischler, novelist Patricia Highsmith and director Samuel Fuller; New interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Claire Denis; "Cinéma cinémas: Wim Wenders Hollywood April '84" with Wenders and Coder working on the score; deleted scenes and Super 8 home movies; Gallery of Wenders' location-scouting photos from his books Written in the West; Behind the scenes photos by Robin Holland; theatrical trailer

Booklet includes essay by films critic Nick Roddick and interviews with Stanton, Sam Shepard, Nastassja Kinski and Dean Stockwell

Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell, Aurore Clement, Hunter Carson

After four years' absence, a social dropout reappears in L.A. to claim his abandoned son and then heads to Texas to reunite the boy with his mother

OFRB rating: AA

DVD, NTSC, region 1; Dolby digital surround; 1.78:1 aspect ratio

In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

disc 1. Feature film -- Disc 2. Bonus features

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Additional Credits:
Wenders, Wim.
Guest, Don.
Shepard, Sam, 1943-
Stanton, Harry Dean, 1926-
Kinski, Nastassja, 1960-
Clément, Aurore, 1945-
Stockwell, Dean, 1938-
Shepard, Sam, 1943-
Cooder, Ry.
Road Movies Filmproduktion
Argos Films
Criterion Collection (Firm)

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