Directed by Mark Rydell. With Bette Midler, Alan Bates, Frederic Forrest, Harry Dean Stanton. The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager.
Directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud. With Patrick Dewaere, France Dougnac, Dorothée Jemma, Maurice Barrier. François Perrin plays football at the AS Trincamp. During a training session, he gets into a fight with Bertier, the team's star, and is ordered off the field. The club's boss, who is also a powerful businessman, takes advantage of the situation and sacks him... But Perrin's revenge will be sweet.
"Paris, Texas," Wim Wenders' exploration of the American dream (viewed from the wrong side of the tracks), opens in Texas's bleak Big Bend country. The conversation between Harry Dean Stanton and Nastassia Kinski at the end of the film is one of the most hearbreakingly beautiful scenes in all cinema.