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The American Friend

Cast
Dennis Hopper, Bruno Ganz, Lisa Kreuzer, Gérard Blain, Nicholas Ray, Samuel Fuller, Peter Lilienthal, Daniel Schmid, Lou Castel
Released
1977
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Der Amerikanische Freund

Forged art dealer Tom Ripley tells crook Raoul Minot, "This is crazy, Minot." (0:17)

Framer and restorer Jonathan Zimmerman reads a telegram from art collector Allan Winter: "Jonathan, I was shocked at the news. I was shocked to hear that your blood disease has gotten worse." (0:23)

His physician Dr. Gabriel greets Jonathan: "Ah, my most interesting patient." (0:24)

Jonathan tells Raoul, "You’re out of your mind." (0:29)

Jonathan tells his wife Marianne, referring to Dr. Gabriel, "He says I shouldn’t worry." (0:31)

Jonathan tells Marianne, referring to a telegram, "It really got me worried." (0:39)

A doctor asks Jonathan, referring to his illness, "When was it first diagnosed?" (0:43)

Tom tells art forger “Derwatt,” "I’m confused."
”I’m confused.”
Derwatt: ”A little older, a little more confused.” (1:02)

Jonathan slowly releases the hammer on a revolver pointed at his head, as though deciding against suicide. (1:19)

Raoul tells Jonathan, referring to men, "I don’t know the old one with the girl, but don’t worry." (1:20)

Jonathan places a noose around his neck, but removes it. (1:24)

Tom tells Jonathan, "I didn’t know how, uh, insane Minot’s plans were gonna become." (1:38)

Marianne tells Jonathan, "You’re crazy." (1:42)

Jonathan dies next to Marianne.(2:03)