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Paris, Texas

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Original title
Paris, Texas
Running time
144 min.
Germany - West Germany (FRG) Germany - West Germany (FRG)
Sam Shepard
Ry Cooder
Robby Müller
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Co-production Germany - West Germany (FRG)-France-United Kingdom-United States; Road Movies Filmproduktion / Argos Films / WDR / Channel Four Films / Pro-ject Filmproduktion
Drama | Road Movie. Cult Movie
Synopsis / Plot
A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his wife and son four years before. As his memory returns, he makes contact with various people from his past. Wim Wenders's 'Paris, Texas' tells the haunting story of an amnesiac (Harry Dean Stanton) and his struggle to rebuild his shattered life.
1984: Cannes: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm), Jury Prize Ecuménico, FIPRESCI
1984: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Foreign Film
1984: BAFTA: Best Direction. Nominated for Film, Adapted Screenplay, Score
1984: César Award: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1984: David di Donatello: René Clair Award. Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1984: German Film Awards: Film Award in Silver
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