European and American Road Movies

English / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
A look at the differing natures of the American and European ‘Road’ in ‘Kings of the Road’ and ‘Paris, Texas’.

This essay explores the importance of ?Road? in a film context and questions how the American sense of ?the road? may differ from the European. Featured works include the Wim Wenders film Im lauf der Zeit (Kings of The Road) and Paris, Texas. The theme of alienation in both films is discussed.

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