Fishing with John (1991)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Documentary | Comedy | Sport
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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

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Musician John Lurie knows nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from embarking on fishing in exotic locations with friends.

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John Lurie originality wanted to use his friend Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea for the episode filmed in Costa Rica instead of actor Matt Dillon. But the Japanese producers that financed the series pressured Lurie into using Dillon because he was a bigger name celebrity. According to the audio commentary on the Criterion DVD, Lurie had only met Dillon once or twice before filming which explains why they are not as talkative with each other as Lurie is with the other guests. See more »

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Jim Jarmusch: Maybe somebody else should drive.
John Lurie: There's nobody here but you and me.
Jim Jarmusch: I'll drive.
John Lurie: You want to drive?
Jim Jarmusch: No.
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wonderful and beautiful
29 January 2003 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

one of the few dvd's i can watch over and over again. i laugh and feel warm from head to toe. sure it is odd but what do think you are going to get from john lurie? nypd blues? be real. it also includes a great lounge lizard video to put the icing on the cake. oh yeah, i own the music cd too. waiting for something new john.... please.


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