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End of Violence, The

End of Violence, The

The End of Violence deals with violence as a subject. It shows a cross-section of the Los Angeles population, people from all sorts of different social backgrounds, all connected by violence in unusual ways: a film producer, an actress, a scientist, an FBI agent, a stuntwoman, a policeman, a Mexican gardener and his family, a cleaning woman with her daughter, and many more. The film deals with these people's feelings about violence. It tries to show the seductiveness and paradoxical nature of violence without, however, displaying it.
Genre Drama
Category Feature
Year of Production 1997
Director Wim Wenders
Screenplay Nicholas Klein
Cinematography Pascal Rabaud
Peter Przygodda
Ry Cooder
Cast Ulrich Felsberg, Gabriel Byrne, Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell
Producer Jean François Fonlupt
Production Companies Road Movies , Ciby Pictures Inc., Los Angeles
Runtime 122 min
Format color, 35 mm
Language
 English
Subtitled Versions French, German
Sound Technology Dolby SR
Festivals Cannes 1997 (in competition)
With backing from German Federal Film Board
German Distributor Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Germany/Munich

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