Date of Birth: Jan 22, 1953
Biography: James Roberto "Jim" Jarmusch is an American film director, screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, and composer.
Total Credits at Criticker: 23 (Actor), 20 (Director), 18 (Writer)
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- Hooky/Mermaidman and Barnacleboy II (2001) - S1 E20
25 years ago, Louis Sarno, an American, heard a song on the radio and followed its melody into the Central Africa Jungle and stayed. He than recorded over 1000 hours of original Bayaka music. Now he is part of the Bayaka community and raises his pygmy son, Samedi. Fulfilling an old promise, Louis takes Samedi to America. (imdb)
A portrait of the American director Jim J. at work on the set of his latest film, Only Lovers Left Alive.
For more than a century, the film industry has depicted North American native people in a variety of ways -- many of them wildly inaccurate. Recently, however, that's begun to change. Director Neil Diamond captures both sides of the coin here. Through interviews with a gallery of actors and directors, including Clint Eastwood, this documentary reveals the film industry's impact on the experiences of native people in the United States and Canada.
Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession (2004) - TV Movie
This documentary chronicles Jerry Harvey's emergence as a brilliant programmer at Z Channel, one of the country's first pay cable stations. It also explores Harvey's emotional and psychological descent, which eventually resulted in a shocking murder/suicide and the eventual demise of Z Channel itself. (IFCTV)
Documentary on Rockets Redglare (aka Michael Morra), a colorful figure on the New York City art scene up until his death in 2001. In his life, Redglare was the bodyguard/drug dealer to Sid Vicious and Jean Michel Basquiat, a stand-up comedian (he toured with Steve Buscemi), and an actor in over 30 films, including "Stranger Than Paradise", "Down by Law", and "Mystery Train". (imdb)
Chaplin Today: A King in New York (2003) - TV Movie
This documentary is featured on the Chaplin Collection DVD for A King in New York, released in 2003.
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.
The life and times of Baltimore film maker and midnight movie pioneer, John Waters. Intercut with a 1972 interview of Waters are clips from his first films and recent interviews with his parents, his brother, Divine's mom, actors and crew, other directors, film critics, a film curator, psychologists, and Maryland's last censor, who shudders at the memory of Waters's pictures. (imdb)
This film documents Neil Young and Crazy Horse's 1996 concert tour. Jim Jarmusch interviews the band about their long history, and we see backstage footage from the 1970s and 1980s. (imdb)
A compelling study of "apocalyptic visionary painter" Joe Coleman, who in turns produces stunningly, chaotically, colorful works of art and biting social commentary. Touching on subjects as diverse as divorce, urban decay, and nuclear weapons, Coleman provides a fresh critique of 21st century America, and Direcrtor Pejo captures it beautifully through the eyes of guests such as Jim Jarmusch and Hasil Adkins.
We're Outta Here! (1997) - Direct-to-Video
A send-off to and from the Ramones that combines interviews, video diaries, and footage from their farewell concert.
A southern gothic tale about a man named Karl, who's just been released from an asylum - some 25 years after he committed a gruesome crime. He returns to the southern town of his youth, where his quiet, gentle manner and simple charm land him a job and lead him to an unlikely friendship with a young boy and his widowed mother.
In a documentary about Samuel Fuller, the spectator gets different impressions about the Hollywood director and his films. The film is divided into the three sections: The Typewriter, the Rifle and the Movie Camera. The first segment covers Fuller's past as a newsman where he began as a copy boy and ended as a reporter. Part two describes Fuller's experiences in World War II, in which he participated as a soldier. The last section focuses on Fuller as director... (imdb)
The Cannes Film Festival. It's where deals get made, producers get laid, and stars get paid. It's where all the movie industry meets to buy and sell all the movies on the planet. And it's where the art of the deal can be filled with more laughs than the deal itself. Sy Lerner is the quintessential movie producer, when he makes a bet that he can take any kid off the street and turn him into a superstar overnight using the universal language of the festival: hype. He meets Frank Rhinoslavsky and t (imdb)
In this follow-up to "Smoke," it's nonstop laughs when a wacky group of locals visits the neighborhood cigar shop, looking for good times ... and finding plenty of hilarious fun! But when the greedy owner threatens to close the shop for good -- and turn it into a trendy vegetarian restaurant -- the neighborhood proves they'll do just about anything to save their favorite hangout! (Miramax)
In 1993, Sam Fuller takes Jim Jarmusch on a trip into Brazil's Mato Grosso, up the River Araguaia to the village of Santa Isabel Do Morro, where 40 years before, Zanuck had sent Fuller to scout a location and write a script for a movie based on a tigrero, a jaguar hunter... (imdb)
An aspiring young filmmaker gets involved with an eccentric gangster for the financing of his first film.
Fishing with John (1991) - TV Mini-Series
Traveling with his special guests to the most exotic and dangerous places on earth, John Lurie battles sharks with Jim Jarmusch off the tip of Long Island, goes ice fishing with Willem Dafoe at Maine's northernmost point, braves the Costa Rican jungle with Matt Dillon, takes Tom Waits to Jamaica, and searches for the elusive giant squid with Dennis Hopper in Thailand. (Criterion Collection)
The Leningrad Cowboys, a group of Finnish musicians, and their manager, travel to America seeking fame and fortune. As they cross the country, trying to get to a wedding in Mexico, they are followed by the village idiot, who wishes to join the band. (imdb)
An engagingly personal tribute that is strengthened and weakened by the approach. (imdb)
A gang of bank robbers with a suitcase full of money go to the desert to hide out. After burying the loot, they find their way to a surreal town full of cowboys who drink an awful lot of coffee. The townspeople are hostile to the outsiders at first, but seem to accept them once they've killed a couple of people. After a while, a mysterious man named Dade arrives, who seems to have unpleasant business to settle with the robbers. A free-for-all shoot-em-up ensues. (imdb)
Alex is Finnish and married to an Italian who works as a taxi driver in Berlin. One night in his taxi come two men with a briefcase full of money. Unluckily for Alex, they are being chased by gangsters whose money was stolen. During the shooting, they get killed, and he must get rid of their bodies. (Written by Karlo)
SpongeBob SquarePants (1999) - TV Series