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Title:
Night on earth
Author:
Jarmusch, Jim, 1953-
Edition:
[Widescreen edition].
Publication Information:
[United States] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Summary:
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death.
General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.

Special features: selected-scene commentary by director of photography Frederick Elmes and location sound mixer Drew Kunin; Q & A with Jim Jarmusch; 1992 Belgian television interview with Jarmusch.

Booklet includes essays by Thom Andersen, Paul Auster, Bernard Eisenschitz, Goffredo Fofi, and Peter von Bagh and the lyrics to Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan's songs from the film.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Not rated.
ISBN:
9781934121818
UPC:
715515025423
Format :
DVD

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