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Night on earth / Janus Films ; JVC presents in association with Victor Company of Japan, Ltd., Victor Musical Industries, Inc., Pyramide/LeStudio Canal Plus, Pandora Film and Channel 4 ; a Locus Solus production ; written, produced, and directed by Jim Jarmusch.

Format Video (DVD)
Edition[Widescreen ed.].
Publication Info[United States] : Criterion Collection, [2007]
Description1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (40 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm).
Subject(s)
Other author/creatorJarmusch, Jim, 1953-
Other author/creatorRyder, Winona, 1971-
Other author/creatorRowlands, Gena.
Other author/creatorEsposito, Giancarlo.
Other author/creatorMueller-Stahl, Armin, 1930-
Other author/creatorPerez, Rosie.
Other author/creatorBankolé, Isaach de.
Other author/creatorDalle, Béatrice, 1964-
Other author/creatorBenigni, Roberto.
Other author/creatorBonacelli, Paolo, 1939-
Other author/creatorPellonpää, Matti, 1951-1995.
Other author/creatorVäänänen, Kari.
Other author/creatorKuosmanen, Sakari, 1956-
Other author/creatorSalmela, Tomi.
Other author/creatorWaits, Tom, 1949-
Other author/creatorBrennan, Kathleen.
Other author/creatorRabinowitz, Jay.
Other author/creatorElmes, Frederick.
Other author/creatorKunin, Drew.
Other author/creatorAndersen, Thom.
Other author/creatorAuster, Paul, 1947-
Other author/creatorEisenschitz, Bernard.
Other author/creatorFofi, Goffredo.
Other author/creatorBagh, Peter von, 1943-2014.
Other author/creatorJanus Films.
Other author/creatorNihon Bikutā Kabushiki Kaisha.
Other author/creatorBikutā Ongaku Sangyō Kabushiki Kaisha.
Other author/creatorChannel Four Films (Firm)
Other author/creatorPandora Film (Firm)
Other author/creatorPyramide Productions (Firm)
Other author/creatorStudio Canal+.
Other author/creatorJ.V.C. Company of America.
Other author/creatorLocus Solus (Firm)
Other author/creatorCriterion Collection (Firm)
Series The Criterion collection ; 401
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 401. ^A506835
Abstract A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death.
General noteRelease date: Sep. 4, 2007.
General noteOriginally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
General noteSpecial features: selected-scene commentary by director of photography Frederick Elmes and location sound mixer Drew Kunin; Q & A with Jim Jarmusch; 1992 Belgian television interview with Jarmusch.
General noteBooklet includes essays by Thom Andersen, Paul Auster, Bernard Eisenschitz, Goffredo Fofi, and Peter von Bagh and the lyrics to Tom Waits & Kathleen Brennan's songs from the film.
CreditsDirector of photography, Frederick Elmes ; editor, Jay Rabinowitz ; music by Tom Waits.
Cast Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Giancarlo Esposito, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Rosie Perez, Isaach De Bankolé, Béatrice Dalle, Roberto Benigni, Paolo Bonacelli, Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Tomi Salmela.
Audience Rating: R.
Technical detailsDVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1 aspect ratio).
LanguageDialogue in English, French, Italian, and Finnish, with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Genre/formDrama.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formComedy films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
ISBN1934121819
ISBN9781934121818
UPC 715515025423
Publisher numberCC1711D Criterion Collection
Stock numberMidwest Tape http://www.midwesttapes.com

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