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Jarmusch, Jim 1953-

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Most widely held works by Jim Jarmusch
Broken flowers by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

78 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,605 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 )

129 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,435 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 )

92 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,317 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 )

91 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,210 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 )

119 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime 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 )

110 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,086 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 )

71 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 954 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 )

45 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

East meets West in this hip-hop infused samurai-gangster story in which a professional killer 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
Only lovers left alive by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 788 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam leidt een teruggetrokken bestaan als muzikant in Detroit en pas als zijn grote liefde, de onsterfelijke Eve, terugkomt uit Tanger in Marokko leeft hij weer een beetje op. Ze eten ijslollies gemaakt van bloed totdat het vervelende zusje van Eve het rustige leventje van het vampierkoppel komt verstoren
Reel injun( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 697 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative look at Hollywood's depiction of Native Americans, Reel Injun journeys through a century of cinema to set the record straight. Traveling through the heartland of the U.S., to the Black Hills and Monument Valley, Cree filmmaker Neil Diamond examines how the myth of the movie "Injun" has influenced the world's understanding -- and misunderstanding -- of Natives. Clips from hundreds of classic and recent films document the shift from nuanced silent-era heroes to the Western's "Noble savage" stereotype, leading up to the bourgeoning Native independent scene of Smoke Signals and The Fast Runner. Contains candid interviews with celebrated directors, writers, actors and activists, including Clint Eastwood, Robbie Robertson, Sacheen Littlefeather, John Trudell, and Russell Means
The limits of control by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

27 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 444 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 395 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 263 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
The best of LCD the art and writing of WFMU( )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 256 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
SpongeBob SquarePants( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

SpongeBob and his friends Squidward, Gary, Patrick and Mr. Krabs go on one sea adventure after another
Blank city( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and German and held by 233 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
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 164 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
Year of the horse Neil Young and Crazy Horse live by Jim Jarmusch( Visual )

38 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 157 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 1970s and 1980s. "A tale of 4 guys who like to rock"--container
Z Channel : a magnificent obsession( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise and fall of Z Channel, documenting its launch by television programmer Jerry Harvey in 1974 and exploring Harvey's troubled personal life which resulted in a murder/suicide and the demise of the cable station itself
 
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