Paris, Texas

Synopsis: A man wanders out of the desert after a four year absence. His brother finds him, and together they return to L.A. to reunite the man with his young son. Soon after, he and the boy set out to locate the mother of the child, who left shortly after the man disappeared.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Wim Wenders
Production: 20th Century Fox
  Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 16 wins & 9 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
145 min

It's pretty snazzy.

OK I'll zip into town,

and zip right back.

I won't be gone long.

You'll be OK, won't you, Trav?

Yeah I'll- I will be right back.

Damn it!

You mind telling me where you're headed, Trav?

What's out there?

There's nothing out there.

Don't you trust me or something, huh?

I'm just trying to help you, Trav.

That's all.

Come on, it's all right.

Come on with me in the car.


Bet it feels good to be in new clothes, huh?


Hi, Hunter, it's Daddy.

I thought you'd be in bed already.

I'm not sleepy.

Guess who I'm visiting... here in Texas?


Your father.

Do you remember your father?


Not at all?

I remember he was kind of skinny.

He was?

Sort of.

Well guess what?

I don't know.

I'm gonna bring him home to visit.


do you remember your little boy, Hunter?

Well he's with us.

He's been living with Anne and me

ever since you disappeared.

We didn't know what else to do.

So, we just kept him.

One day,

he was just standing at the door.

All he could tell us was

someone brought him there in a car.

He didn't know what'd happened to you,

or Jane.

So we tried everything we could

think of to find you, or Jane.

Tried to locate her, she'd vanished too.

We didn't know what else to do.


I don't know what kind of trouble you got into.

I don't know what happened.

But damn it,

I am your brother, man.

You can talk to me.

I'm tired of doing all the talking.

Fill it with unleaded, please.

You know, I'm getting a little

sick of this silence routine.

You can talk!

I can be silent too, you know.

I'd just as soon that both of us keep our mouths

shut for the whole rest of the trip. You don't...





Did you ever go to Paris?


Could we go there now?

It's a little out of the way.

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