Jim Jarmusch (*1953)

Independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch made some truly offbeat films during his career. The best ones are considered to be STRANGER THAN PARADISE, MYSTERY TRAIN, NIGHT ON EARTH, DEAD MAN and GHOST DOG.


Permanent Vacation (1980; dir, scr, prod, edit, comusic)
Underground U.S.A. (1980; sound rec)
You Are Not I (1980; coscr, cin, prod; a 50m. short)
Der Stand der Dinge (1982; comus)
Burroughs (1983; sound rec)
American Autobahn (1984; act)
Stranger Than Paradise (1982/84; dir, scr, coedit)
Down By Law (1986; dir, scr)
Coffee and Cigarettes (1986; dir, coscr; a 6m. short)
Sleepwalk (1986; cin, camop)
Straight to Hell (1987; act)
Helsinki Napoli All Night Long (1988; act)
Candy Mountain (1988; act)
Coffee and Cigarettes II (1988; dir, coscr; an 8m. short)
Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989; act)
Mystery Train (1989; dir, scr)
The Golden Boat (1990; act)
Night on Earth (1992; dir, scr)
In the Soup (1992; act)
Coffee and Cigarettes (1993; dir, edit; a 12m. short)
When Pigs Fly (1993; exec prod)
Tigrero: A Film That Was Never Made (1994; act)
Iron Horsemen (1994; act)
Blue in the Face (1995; act)
Dead Man (1995; dir, scr)
Sling Blade (1996; act)
Cannes Man (1996; act)
Year of the Horse (1997; dir, cin; music doc about Neil Young)
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999; dir, scr, coprod)
Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002; seq dir, seq scr)
Coffee and Cigarettes (2003; dir, scr, edit)
Broken Flowers (2005; dir, scr)

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