Jim Jarmusch

James Robert "Jim" Jarmusch (born January 22, 1953 in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio) is an American writer-director and musician. Jarmusch has been a major figure in American independent cinema since the 1980s. He is best known for his work on "Dead Man" (1995), "Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai" (1999), "Broken Flowers" (2005), and "Only Lovers Left Alive" (2013).

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Gimme Danger (2016)

No other band in rock'n'roll history has rivaled The Stooges' combination of heavy primal throb, spiked psychedelia, blues-a-billy grind, complete with succinct angst-ridden lyrics, and a snarling, preening leopard of a frontman who somehow embodies Nijinsky, Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Iggy Pop  •  Ron Asheton  •  Scott Asheton  •  James Williamson

No other band in rock'n'roll history has rivaled The Stooges' combination of heavy primal throb, spiked psychedelia, blues-a-billy grind, complete with succinct angst-ridden lyrics, and a snarling, preening leopard of a frontman who somehow embodies Nijinsky, Bruce ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Iggy Pop  •  Ron Asheton  •  Scott Asheton  •  James Williamson

Uncle Howard (2017)

When Howard Brookner lost his life to AIDS in 1989, the 35-year-old director had completed two feature documentaries and was in post-production on his narrative debut, Bloodhounds of Broadway. Twenty-five years later, his nephew, Aaron, sets out on a quest to find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Brookner
CAST:  Howard Brookner  •  Aaron Brookner  •  John Giorno  •  Jim Jarmusch

When Howard Brookner lost his life to AIDS in 1989, the 35-year-old director had completed two feature documentaries and was in post-production on his narrative debut, Bloodhounds of Broadway. Twenty-five years later, his nephew, Aaron, sets out on a quest to find ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aaron Brookner
CAST:  Howard Brookner  •  Aaron Brookner  •  John Giorno  •  Jim Jarmusch

Hot Sugar's Cold World (2015)

Nick Koenig, aka Hot Sugar, is in a hot mess. Considered a modern-day Mozart, the young electronic musician/producer records sounds from everyday life—from hanging up payphone receivers to Hurricane Sandy rain—and chops, loops and samples them into Grammy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Bhala Lough
CAST:  Shelby Fero  •  Nick Koenig  •  Neil deGrasse Tyson  •  Jim Jarmusch

Nick Koenig, aka Hot Sugar, is in a hot mess. Considered a modern-day Mozart, the young electronic musician/producer records sounds from everyday life—from hanging up payphone receivers to Hurricane Sandy rain—and chops, loops and samples them into Grammy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Adam Bhala Lough
CAST:  Shelby Fero  •  Nick Koenig  •  Neil deGrasse Tyson  •  Jim Jarmusch

Travelling at Night with Jim Jarmusch (2014)

A portrait of the American director Jim J. at work on the set of his latest film, Only Lovers Left Alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Léa Rinaldi
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Mia Wasikowska

A portrait of the American director Jim J. at work on the set of his latest film, Only Lovers Left Alive.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Léa Rinaldi
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Mia Wasikowska

Picasso Baby (2013)

Jay Z performs Picasso Baby at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Marina Abramović  •  Jay-Z  •  Judd Apatow  •  Laurie Simmons

Jay Z performs Picasso Baby at the Museum of Modern Art in NYC.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Romanek
CAST:  Marina Abramović  •  Jay-Z  •  Judd Apatow  •  Laurie Simmons

Sodankylä Forever (2010)

The Midnight Sun Film Festival is held every June in the Finnish village of Sodankylä beyond the arctic circle — where the sun never sets. Founded by Aki and Mika Kaurismäki along with Anssi Mänttäri and Peter von Bagh in 1985, the festival has played host to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter von Bagh
CAST:  Peter von Bagh  •  Robert Parrish  •  Roy Ward Baker  •  Víctor Erice

The Midnight Sun Film Festival is held every June in the Finnish village of Sodankylä beyond the arctic circle — where the sun never sets. Founded by Aki and Mika Kaurismäki along with Anssi Mänttäri and Peter von Bagh in 1985, the festival has played host to an ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter von Bagh
CAST:  Peter von Bagh  •  Robert Parrish  •  Roy Ward Baker  •  Víctor Erice

No Wave - Underground '80: Berlin - New York (2009)

the connections and energy flow between the various artists populating the 1980s sub-cultures of New York and Berlin. Features Jim Jarmusch, Lydia Lunch, Blixa Bargeld, Alex Hacke, Gudrun Gut, Nick Cave, and others. An important film. Bravo, Mr. Dreher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christoph Dreher
CAST:  Glenn Branca  •  Beth B  •  Eszter Balint  •  Nick Cave

the connections and energy flow between the various artists populating the 1980s sub-cultures of New York and Berlin. Features Jim Jarmusch, Lydia Lunch, Blixa Bargeld, Alex Hacke, Gudrun Gut, Nick Cave, and others. An important film. Bravo, Mr. Dreher.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Christoph Dreher
CAST:  Glenn Branca  •  Beth B  •  Eszter Balint  •  Nick Cave

Chaplin Today: 'A King in New York' (2003)

An examination of Charles Chaplin's final starring film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme de Missolz
CAST:  Dawn Addams  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Charlie Chaplin  •  Michael Chaplin

An examination of Charles Chaplin's final starring film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jérôme de Missolz
CAST:  Dawn Addams  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Charlie Chaplin  •  Michael Chaplin

Ramones: We're Outta Here! (2004)

Documentary covering The Ramones' long and eventful history, with footage from their final ever show at the Palace in Hollywood, 6th August 1996. Interviews with Joey, Johnny and drummer Marky, tributes from other rock icons including Richard Hell, Debbie Harry and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Kerslake
CAST:  Joey Ramone  •  Johnny Ramone  •  Dee Dee Ramone  •  Marky Ramone

Documentary covering The Ramones' long and eventful history, with footage from their final ever show at the Palace in Hollywood, 6th August 1996. Interviews with Joey, Johnny and drummer Marky, tributes from other rock icons including Richard Hell, Debbie Harry and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Kerslake
CAST:  Joey Ramone  •  Johnny Ramone  •  Dee Dee Ramone  •  Marky Ramone

Int. Trailer. Night (2002)

A young American actress tries and fails to get ten minutes alone in her trailer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Matt Malloy

A young American actress tries and fails to get ten minutes alone in her trailer.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Chloë Sevigny  •  Matt Malloy

Screamin' Jay Hawkins: I Put a Spell on Me (2001)

Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Triandafyllidis
CAST:  Arthur Brown  •  Eric Burdon  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Bo Diddley

Portrait of an important American musician through the testimonies of fellow musicians and people from his environment, but also through archival material and documents from various stages of his life and career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nicholas Triandafyllidis
CAST:  Arthur Brown  •  Eric Burdon  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Bo Diddley

Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat (2018)

Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Driver
CAST:  Jean-Michel Basquiat  •  Michael Holman  •  Fab 5 Freddy  •  Jim Jarmusch

Exploring the pre-fame years of the celebrated American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat, and how New York City, its people, and tectonically shifting arts culture of the late 1970s and '80s shaped his vision.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sara Driver
CAST:  Jean-Michel Basquiat  •  Michael Holman  •  Fab 5 Freddy  •  Jim Jarmusch

Carmine Street Guitars (2018)

Five days in the life of fabled Greenwich Village guitar store Carmine Street Guitars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Mann
CAST:  Rick Kelly  •  Cindy Hulej  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Dorothy Kelly

Five days in the life of fabled Greenwich Village guitar store Carmine Street Guitars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ron Mann
CAST:  Rick Kelly  •  Cindy Hulej  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Dorothy Kelly

Living the Light: Robby Müller (2018)

For her extraordinary film essay, Living the Light, Director and Director of Photography Claire Pijman had access to the thousands of Hi8 video diaries, pictures and Polaroids that Müller photographed while he was at work on one of the more than 70 features he shot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Pijman
CAST:  Robby Müller  •  Wim Wenders  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Lars von Trier

For her extraordinary film essay, Living the Light, Director and Director of Photography Claire Pijman had access to the thousands of Hi8 video diaries, pictures and Polaroids that Müller photographed while he was at work on one of the more than 70 features he shot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claire Pijman
CAST:  Robby Müller  •  Wim Wenders  •  Jim Jarmusch  •  Lars von Trier

The Dead Don't Die (2019)

In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly rise to terrorize the town. Now three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together to defeat the undead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Adam Driver  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Chloë Sevigny

In a small peaceful town, zombies suddenly rise to terrorize the town. Now three bespectacled police officers and a strange Scottish morgue expert must band together to defeat the undead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Bill Murray  •  Adam Driver  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Chloë Sevigny

The Ravenite (2018)

1980s New York was a very different place to the bustling cosmopolitan tourist magnet we know now, and the neighborhood that housed the Ravenite Social Club was a far cry from the gentrified boutique strip that exists today. Yet this series of interviews with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Mohr  •  Morgan Schmidt-Feng
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch

1980s New York was a very different place to the bustling cosmopolitan tourist magnet we know now, and the neighborhood that housed the Ravenite Social Club was a far cry from the gentrified boutique strip that exists today. Yet this series of interviews with the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dennis Mohr  •  Morgan Schmidt-Feng
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch

Lightning over Water (1980)

Director 'Nicholas Ray' is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1983) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to help Ray realize his final wish. Ray's original intent is to make a fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders  •  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Wim Wenders  •  Nicholas Ray  •  Susan Ray  •  Tom Farrell

Director 'Nicholas Ray' is eager to complete a final film before his imminent death from cancer. Wim Wenders is working on his own film Hammett (1983) in Hollywood, but flies to New York to help Ray realize his final wish. Ray's original intent is to make a fiction ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders  •  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  Wim Wenders  •  Nicholas Ray  •  Susan Ray  •  Tom Farrell

Only You (1981)

In this ostensible murder mystery, the genre elements are merely a pretext for the series of haunting (if inconclusive and only mildly erotic) homo-social encounters he stages. Starting with the familiar premise of the absent woman, so popular with Downtown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Vogl
CAST:  Patti Astor  •  Eric Mitchell  •  Diego Cortez  •  Earl Garrett Jr.

In this ostensible murder mystery, the genre elements are merely a pretext for the series of haunting (if inconclusive and only mildly erotic) homo-social encounters he stages. Starting with the familiar premise of the absent woman, so popular with Downtown ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harald Vogl
CAST:  Patti Astor  •  Eric Mitchell  •  Diego Cortez  •  Earl Garrett Jr.

Stranger Than Paradise (1983)

30-minute short subject film that would become Stranger Than Paradise. This short was released as a standalone film in 1982, and shown as "Stranger Than Paradise" at the 1983 International Film Festival Rotterdam. When it was later expanded into a three-act feature ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
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30-minute short subject film that would become Stranger Than Paradise. This short was released as a standalone film in 1982, and shown as "Stranger Than Paradise" at the 1983 International Film Festival Rotterdam. When it was later expanded into a three-act feature ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
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Kino '84: The Making of Jim Jarmusch (1984)

Documentary on American film director Jim Jarmusch made for German television.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martina Müller
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch  •  Tom DiCillo  •  Richard Edson  •  John Lurie

Documentary on American film director Jim Jarmusch made for German television.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Martina Müller
CAST:  Jim Jarmusch  •  Tom DiCillo  •  Richard Edson  •  John Lurie
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