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Paris, Texas

At the start of her career in film, Claire Denis worked as an Assistant Director to Wim Wenders on this classic American road movie.


After an absence of 4 years, Travis Henderson (Harry Dean Stanton) suddenly reappears in a deserted part of south Texas. His brother Walt (Dean Stockwell) fetches him and he is soon reunited with his son Hunter (Hunter Carson). He can't really explain why he's been away or why he's suddenly reappeared. Walt has been raising Travis' son Hunter and it takes a while for the two of them to get reacquainted. They eventually set off together to find Jane (Nastassja Kinski), Travis' wife and Hunter's mother. She is found working in a peep show in Houston but a happy family reunion isn't in the cards.


BBFC Advice: Contains strong language and moderate sex references.


Film Information

Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

BBFC Advice: 15

Director(s): Wim Wenders, (Claire Denis–Assistant Director)

Year of release:

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