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Author: Jim JarmuschWinona RyderGena RowlandsGiancarlo EspositoArmin Mueller-StahlAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
Series: Criterion collection, 401.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system   Book : English : Director-approved special editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Comedies
Fiction films
Comedy
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Jarmusch; Winona Ryder; Gena Rowlands; Giancarlo Esposito; Armin Mueller-Stahl; Rosie Perez; Isaach de Bankolé; Béatrice Dalle; Roberto Benigni; Paolo Bonacelli; Matti Pellonpää; Kari Väänänen; Sakari Kuosmanen; Tomi Salmela; Tom Waits; Kathleen Brennan; Jay Rabinowitz; Frederick Elmes; Drew Kunin; Thom Andersen; Paul Auster; Bernard Eisenschitz; Goffredo Fofi; Peter von Bagh; Janus Films,; Nihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha,; Bikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki Kaisha,; Channel Four Films (Firm),; Pandora Film (Firm),; Pyramide Productions (Firm),; Studio Canal+,; J.V.C. Company of America,; Locus Solus (Firm),; Criterion Collection (Firm),
ISBN: 1934121819 9781934121818
OCLC Number: 157051016
Language Note: Dialogue in English, French, Italian, and Finnish, with optional English subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Notes: Release date: Sep. 4, 2007.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Wide screen (1.78:1).
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.
Credits: Director of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Jay Rabinowitz ; music by Tom Waits.
Cast: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Giancarlo Esposito, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Rosie Perez, Isaach De Bankolé, Béatrice Dalle, Roberto Benigni, Paolo Bonacelli, Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Tomi Salmela.
Target Audience: Rating: R.
Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio); Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Passing through twilight / Thom Andersen --
Jim Jarmusch: poet / Paul Auster --
Talk the talk / Bernard Eisenschitz --
Superficial impressions about Jarmusch / Goffredo Fofi --
Last stop: Helsinki / Peter Von Bagh.
Series Title: Criterion collection, 401.
Responsibility: Janus Films ; JVC presents in association with Victor Company of Japan, Ltd., Victor Musical Industries, Inc., Pyramide/LeStudio Canal Plus, Pandora Film and Channel 4 ; a Locus Solus production ; written, produced, and directed by Jim Jarmusch.

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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.

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