Sam Fuller’s 1957 classic is a western of operatic emotion and pulp style, a true maverick production filled with cinematic thunder and sexual tension.
Tag: Sam Fuller
‘A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies’ – free on Kanopy
‘Pickup on South Street’ – Sam Fuller’s pickpocket noir
‘Pierrot le fou’ – Belmondo and Karina crime spree on Criterion Channel
‘Park Row’ – Sam Fuller’s tribute to the press on Paramount+ and Criterion Channel
‘The American Friend’ on Criterion Channel
The American Friend (Germany, 1977) – “What’s wrong with a cowboy in Hamburg?” Dennis Hopper’s Tom Ripley is nothing like the character that Patricia Highsmith created and explored in five novels, and while Wim Wender’s adaptation of Ripley’s Game, the sequel to The Talented Mr. Ripley, remains more or less faithful to the plot (with […]