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Jim Jarmusch

USA

About

Writer-Director

A foremost director of American independent cinema since the 1980s, Jim Jarmusch’s films are known for their minimal atmospheres, un-showy locations, dry humour and pop cultural references. Jarmusch is also renowned for his orientation towards actors, and over the years these have included John Lurie, Tom Waits, Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Bill Murray, Roberto Benigni and Forest Whitaker. A musician, Jarmusch has also directed documentaries on musicians Neil Young and Iggy Pop, and music videos for Neil Young, Talking Heads, Tom Waits and Big Audio Dynamite. His films have won over three dozen awards.

Writer-Directer: Gimme Danger, 2016; Paterson, 2016; Only Lovers Left Alive, 2013; The Limits of Control, 2009; Broken Flowers, 2005; Coffee and Cigarettes, 2003; Ghost Dog, 1999; Dead Man, 1995; Night on Earth, 1991; Mystery Train, 1989; Down by Law, 1986; Stranger Than Paradise, PIAF 1986; Permanent Vacation, 1980