Jim Jarmusch, 1995) A fairytale oat opera that howls in the moonlight, Jim Jarmuschs most uncompromising feature picks up where Kafkas Amerika leaves off, with the innocent young heroa Cleveland accountant named William Blakehurtling into the mysterious, limitless west. Set in the 1870s and filled with creepy period details, Dead Man equally suggests an imaginary, post-apocalyptic 1970s, the wilderness populated by degenerate hippies and acid-ripped loners. Like The Limits of Control, it was panned when it opened.
Thu., July 2, 6:30 p.m., 2009
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