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Paris, Texas

1984 Drama

About

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 family and disappeared four years earlier.

Directed by

Wim Wenders

Written by

Sam Shepard (Writer)
L.M. Kit Carson (Writer)

Runtime

145 minutes

Country

United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, France

Language

English

Cast

Harry Dean Stanton
as Travis Henderson
Nastassja Kinski
as Jane Henderson
Dean Stockwell
as Walt Henderson
Hunter Carson
as Hunter Henderson
Aurore Clément
as Anne Henderson
Bernhard Wicki
as Doctor Ulmer
John Lurie
as Slater
Jeni Vici
as Stretch

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