09 20 Oct '24
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Wim Wenders

Paris, Texas

150' - 1984 - Drama - Dialogue: Spanish, English
Director: Wim Wenders Composer: Ry Cooder With: Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell
Texas. Near the Mexican border. A man appears in the desert. He must have been walking for days already. He reaches a settlement and collapses. He has no identification on him and he doesn't talk. The doctor only finds a card in his wallet, with a name and an address in L.A. He calls that number. It turns out to be the man's brother, Walt. Walt hasn't heard of his brother Travis in four years. He flies down to the Mexican border. Together they return to L.A. Very slowly Travis opens up to his brother. From Walt he hears that his son Hunter is still alive. Four years ago Hunter was delivered at Walt's doorstep. When they reach L.A., Hunter greets his 'real father' with distrust... (pressbook)

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Wim Wenders


Ry Cooder


Harry Dean Stanton, Nastassja Kinski, Dean Stockwell


Sam Shepard


Don Guest

More information


Spanish, English

Countries of production

United Kingdom, France, West Germany




Wim Wenders

Same Player Shoots Again (short, 1968), Silver City Revisited (short, 1969), Alabama (2000 Light Years) (short, 1969), Summer in the City (1970), Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (1972), Der scharlachrote Buchstabe (1973), Alice in den Städten (1974), Falsche Bewegung (1975), Im Lauf der Zeit (1976), Der Amerikanische Freund (1977), Lightning Over Water (1980), Hammett (1982), Reverse Angle: Ein Brief aus New York (1982), Der Stand der Dinge (1982), Paris, Texas (1984), Tokyo-Ga (1985), Wings of Desire (1987), Yamamoto - Aufzeichnungen zu Kleidern und Städten (1989), Bis ans Ende der Welt (1991), Arisha, der Bär und der steinerne Ring (1992), In weiter Ferne, so nah! (1993), Lisbon Story (1994), Die Gebrüder Skladanowsky (1995), Lumière and Company (1995), The End of Violence (1997), Willie Nelson at the Teatro (1998), Buena Vista Social Club (1999), The Million Dollar Hotel (2000), Ode to Cologne: A Rock 'N' Roll Film (2002), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002), Other Side of the Road (2003), Land of Plenty (2004), Don't Come Knocking (2005), Invisibles (2007), Palermo Shooting (2008), 8 (2008) Il volo (short, 2008), Pina (2011), Mundo Invisível (2012), Kathedralen der Kultur (2014), The Salt of the Earth (2014), Alles wird gut (2015), Les beaux jours d'Aranjuez (2016), Submergence (2017), Pope Francis: A Man of His Word (2018), Two or Three Things I Know About Edward Hopper (2020), A future together (2021), Présence (short, 2022), Anselm (2023), Perfect Days (2023)

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