How to Watch The American Friend 1977 Online in The UK

Released: 1977

Rated: Not Rated

7.4/10

Updated: 12th Apr, 2021
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Director: Wim Wenders

The cast of The American Friend

Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain

What is The American Friend about?

Tom Ripley has a sweet deal with an art forger. The forger creates the paintings; Tom sells them. But another criminal business associate wants Tom to go in for an even riskier enterprise: murder. Tom suggests his associate ask a local picture framer instead. That man has a fatal disease, or so it's rumored. More, he has a wife and kid that surely he wouldn't want to leave penniless. Let this picture framer be a hit man, and no one will suspect. The terminally ill craftsman may agree to the misdeed, and several more, but he'll end up needing Tom Ripley in a pinch.

Where to watch The American Friend


Streaming on Amazon BFI Player

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