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Title Down by law [videorecording] / Island Pictures presents a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2002]


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Description 2 videodiscs (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
Series Criterion collection ; 166
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 166.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1986.
Features include interactive menus ; scene selection ; interviews with Jim Jarmusch, Robby Muller, and John Lurie ; 1986 Cannes Film Festival press conference ; outtakes ; music video of Tom Waits singing "It's all right with me" ; isolated music track ; production Polaroids ; Jarmusch's phone calls with Waits, Benigni & Lurie ; location stills ; original theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Robby Muller ; film editor, Melody London ; music, John Lurie ; songs, Tom Waits.
Cast Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Ellen Barkin.
Summary A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for a crime they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana.
Language English soundtrack with optional French dub track; optional French subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf & hearing impaired.
Subject Fugitives from justice -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Feature films.
Added Author Jarmusch, Jim, 1953- author of screenplay, director.
Müller, Robby, 1940- photographer.
London, Melody, editor.
Waits, Tom, 1949- actor, musician.
Lurie, John, 1952- actor, musician.
Benigni, Roberto, actor.
Barkin, Ellen, 1954- actor.
Island Pictures.
Black Snake (Firm)
Grokenberger Film (Firm)
PolyGram Video (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 0780026063
Standard No. 037429172025
Music No. DOW010 Criterion Collection

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