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Stranger than paradise
Archived: Stranger than paradise - Stranger than paradise (1984)

director: Jim Jarmusch

composer: John Lurie
With: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson, Tom DiCillo, a.o.

Film Fest Gent - Stranger than paradise

A self-styled New York hipster is paid a surprise visit by his younger cousin from Budapest. From initial hostility and indifference a small degree of affection grows between the two. Along with a friend, they eventually end up visiting their aunt in the wastelands of Cleveland and then proceed to Florida where they lose all their money gambling before unwittingly gaining a fortune.


director: Jim Jarmusch
composer: John Lurie
producer: Sara Driver

production company: Cinesthesia Productions

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Country: USA
year: 1984


JIM JARMUSCH (1953): Permanent Vacation (1980), Stranger Than Paradise (1983, short), Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Coffee and Cigarettes (1986, short), Down by Law (1986), Talking Heads: Storytelling Giant (1988, video), Coffee and Cigarettes II (1989, short), Mystery Train (1989), Night on Earth (1991), Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993, short), Dead Man (1995), Year of the Horse (1997), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (2002), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), The Limits of Control (2009), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Paterson (2016), Gimme Danger (2016).

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Other festival films by director Jim Jarmusch

2019:The Dead Don't Die
1999:Ghost dog : way of the samurai
1987:Coffee and cigarettes
1986:Down by law
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