), Wim Wenders’ emotionally charged road movie Co-written by great American playwright-turned-actor Sam Shepard who also sadly passed away earlier this year, his screenplay transports us to the middle of nowhere as a lonely and laconic drifter with a red baseball cap wanders the desert in search of answers to his life as accompanied by the wailing riffs of Ry Cooder’s haunting guitar soundtrack: at first he is mute with no memory, but after being found by his brother (Dean Stockwell) and son (Hunter Carson) learns that he disappeared four years prior, which prompts him to search for his estranged wife (Nastassja Kinski), who like him had also disappeared.
A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared.
But I will say this: fans of methodically paced, beautifully shot, existentially rooted, and purely experiential cinema will not be disappointed. He reunites with his son, his sister in-law, and eventually, in a scene which I tear up just thinking about, his wife. That is a scene which you really have to see to believe.
Paris, Texas is virtually my favorite movie, and a movie that, whether you like it or not, will leave some impact on you. While this film really doesn't rely on plot, it does have structure and tone.
In the end, these two carry the movie on their backs, and do an amazing job doing it. You will think about all the sad moments in your life. Because the story is healing our own souls at the same time as it is healing Travis's.
The City Council also elects a Mayor Pro Tem who shall act as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor.
In honour of the late great character actor Harry Dean Stanton, known for his eccentric and strong supporting roles in some of the best cult and classic films of the past six decades, we’re showing the first film in which he played the lead role (at the ripe age of fifty-eight!
And what carries us through this mystical story is the unbelievably beautiful photography.
We see the world as it should be seen: a starkly beautiful, but uncompromising, place.