Rootless Hungarian emigre Willie (John Lurie), his pal Eddie (Richard Edson), and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva (Eszter Balint) always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb. With its delicate humor and dramatic nonchalance, Jim Jarmusch's one-of-a-kind minimalist masterpiece, Stranger Than Paradise, forever transformed the landscape of American independent cinema. Also included in this special-edition release is Jarmusch's legendary debut feature, Permanent Vacation, a time capsule of late-seventies Manhattan, on DVD for the first time in the United States.
Permanent Vacation (1980, 75 min.), Jaarmusch's 1st full-length feature
Kino '84: Jim Jarmusch: a 1984 German TV program featuring interviews with cast
Some Days In January, 1984, a behind-the-scenes Super-8 film by Tom Jarmusch
Location and on-set photos
U.S. and Japanese trailers
PLUS: A booklet featuring Jarmusch's 1984 "Some Notes on Stranger Than Paradise"
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Posted by Play.com Reviewer, 21/10/2007 11:39:26
A beautiful film and in my opinion jarmusch's best, one that signalled his 'arrival'. Dont let the lack of much of a plot put you off, the attraction lies in the fantastic monochrome photography and the deadpan humour, essential vewing.
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