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Paris Texas (1984)


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2 out of 10 Long and slow voyage of discovery
Frank from Galway, 13 Oct 2008
This is one of those arty films that we are supposed to love but tend to get bored watching it and never make the end of it! It is nicely shot and has good strong characters but the pace of the movie is way too slow and simplistic, the story is takes ages to develop and its hard to maintain interest...and having watched it all i'm not sure if it is worth maintaining the interest- although there are plenty who will enjoy the experiecnce over-all. I didn't like the ending,too arty instead of real!
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5 out of 10 Beautiful...one of the all time greats
Richard from Limerick, 21 Jun 2010
I would recommend this to anyone... well, anyone prepared to take their time and allow themselves to be drawn in to savour a truly delicious piece of film making. The story is simple, about a lost love and wrecked lives. The setting is amazing - the drama mostly taking place in the Texas's parched desert landscape, where a lost soul, Travis, is found wandering. A victim of his past, the story of how he reclaims his life absolutely wrenches you. Ry Cooder's music throughout is truly beautiful a
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1 out of 10 Paris Texas
Barbara from Kerry, 11 Dec 2008
Very disappointing movie, give it a miss!
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4 out of 10 World cinema
alan from Dublin, 15 Feb 2012
Unusual but good-loved the music
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Wim Wenders Award-winning masterpiece 'Paris, Texas'.Winner of several major European film awards including the prestigious Palme d'Or at Cannes in 1984 and a BAFTA for Best Direction in 1985, Wim Wenders's critically acclaimed 'Paris, Texas' resulted from a unique collaboration between the director and actor and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard. The pair first met in 1978 when Wenders was hoping to cast Shepard as the lead in Hammet. The part eventually went...

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