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Paris, Texas
 
 

Directed by Wim Wenders, Germany 1984
147 mins. English dialogue

WINNER : PALME D'OR AT 1984 CANNES FILM FESTIVAL

 
Summary:
 
A drifter (Harry Dean Stanton) wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him and together they return to Los Angeles to reunite him with his young son. Soon after, they set out to locate his long-missing wife (Nastassja Kinski), who left shortly after he disappeared.  Featuring an evocative and distinctive slide-guitar soundtrack by Ry Cooder.  Winner of 1984 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or.
 
What the Critics say:
 
"One of the few films that has captured the beauty of the American southwest in all its rolling desert glory."  (Christopher Long - Movie Metropolis)

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