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Jarmusch, Jim 1953-

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Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
69 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Confirmed bachelor Don has just been dumped by his latest lover, Sherry. Don begins to resign himself to being alone and left to his own devices. However, he becomes compelled to reflect on his past when he receives a mysterious pink letter by mail. It is from an anonymous former lover and informs him that he has a 19-year-old son who may be looking for his father. Don is urged to investigate the contents of the letter by his closest friend and neighbor, Winston. Hesitant to travel at all, Don nonetheless embarks on a cross-country trip in search of clues from four former loves. Unannounced, he visits each of these women and finds that they hold new surprises for Don as he confronts his past
Dead man by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
119 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
William Blake, a young man in search of a fresh start, travels west during the latter half of the nineteenth century to a frontier town to take a post as an accountant. Upon his arrival, he's told the job is no longer available. That night he takes up with a prostitute. When her jealous ex-boyfriend surprises them in bed, Blake is wounded, while the prostitute and the ex end up dead. A wanted man, Blake retreats to the nearby woods, running into sympathetic Native American named "Nobody" who informs Blake that the bullet in his chest cannot be removed. His death certain, Nobody teaches Blake to face the dangers that follow a "dead man."
Stranger than paradise by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
89 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eddie and Willie's inert lifestyle is suddenly intruded upon by Willie's Hungarian cousin. At first she's a drag, but the cousin has a few surprises for her American friends
Mystery train by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
86 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A teenage couple from Japan on a pilgramage to Graceland, a mysterious Italian beauty escorting her husband's body back to Italy, and an unemployed, armed misfit known as Elvis meet in Memphis. Their intertwined tales create a comic masterpiece
Down by law by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
97 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Night on earth by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
98 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Coffee and cigarettes by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
68 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of eleven stories that range from Bill Murray's hilarious delivery of java and advice to Wu-Tang Clan's RZA and GZA to an interchange steeped in jealousy between a successful actress and her bitter cousin
Ghost dog the way of the samurai by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
42 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster pic in which Forest Whitaker plays a professional killer who goes by the name of Ghost Dog and who lives by the age-old code of the Samurai. When Ghost Dog's code is dangerously betrayed by the dysfunctional mafia family that occasionally employs him, he must find a way to defend himself without breaking the code of the Samurai
Reel injun ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Travelling through the heartland of America, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond examines how the myth of the movie "Injun" has influenced the world's understanding - and misunderstanding - of Natives. With clips from hundreds of classic and recent films, and candid interviews with celebrated Native and non-Native directors, writers, actors and activists, including Clint Eastwood, Robbie Robertson, Sacheen Littlefeather, John Trudell, Charlie Hill and Russell Means, Reel Injun traces the evolution of cinema's depiction of Native people from the silent film era to the present day
The limits of control by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger, whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. His journey, paradoxically both intently focused and dreamlike, takes him not only across Spain but also through his own consciousness
Fishing with John ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The fact that John Lurie knows nothing about fishing doesn't stop him from taking his celebrity guests to exotic fishing locales for fishing and conversation
Blue in the face by Wayne Wang ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When the greedy owner of a neighborhood cigar shop threatens to turn the shop into a trendy vegetarian restaurant, the people in the neighborhood prove they'll do just about anything to save their favorite hangout
SpongeBob SquarePants ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
SpongeBob and his friends Squidward, Gary, Patrick and Mr. Krabs go on one sea adventure after another
Blank city ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the late 1970s to the middle 1980s, Manhattan was in ruins. But true art has never come from comfort, and it was precisely those dire circumstances that inspired artists like Jim Jarmusch, Lizzy Borden, and Amos Poe to produce some of their best works. Taking their cues from punk rock and new wave music, these young maverick filmmakers confronted viewers with a stark reality that stood in powerful contrast to the escapist product being churned out by Hollywood. Documents the history of "No wave cinema" and "cinema of transgression" movements
The best of LCD the art and writing of WFMU ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If you ever wanted to take a crazy, whirlwind tour of the cultural underground with its greatest superstars, take a look at The Best of LCD: The Art and Writing of WFMU."--BOOK JACKET
Original sin : the visionary art of Joe Coleman by Joe Coleman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and German and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Under great white northern lights by White Stripes (Musical group) ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 2007 Emmett Malloy joined the White Stripes Canadian tour to record their concerts in venues ranging from concert halls to bowling alleys to fishing boats to tiny town squares
Permanent vacation by Jim Jarmusch ( Visual )
41 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a chronicle of the new, lost, post-punk generation - a dream-like odyssey that incorporates the imagery of the urban wilderness, the bombed-out rubble of an after-the-holocaust setting with a lingering sense of metaphysical dread. A product of the New Wave, or what Jarmusch prefers to call the "Lower East Side film aesthetic."
The edge of Hollywood ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines alternative cinema and takes a look at the new breed of outlaw directors, a diverse group of independent filmmakers many of whom are from minority communities, who play their own game on the fringes of traditional Hollywood
Year of the horse Neil Young and Crazy Horse live by Neil Young ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1997 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970's and 1980s
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