Jim Jarmusch


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Moved to New York City at the age of seventeen from Akron, Ohio. Graduated from Columbia University with a B.A. in English, class of '75. Without any prior film experience, he was accepted into the Tisch School of the Arts, New York. See full bio »

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Broken Flowers Director
(2005)
(2013)
Paterson Director
(2016)
(1984)

Filmography

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 2021 French Water (Short)
 2016 Gimme Danger (Documentary)
 2016 Paterson (directed by)
 2002 Ten Minutes Older: The Trumpet (segment "Int. Trailer Night")
 1997 Year of the Horse (Documentary)
 1996 Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Big Time (Music Video)
 1996 Neil Young: Dead Man (Music Video)
 1995 Dead Man
 1993 Coffee and Cigarettes III (Short)
 1992 Tom Waits: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (Music Video)
 1990 Tom Waits: It's All Right with Me (Music Video)
 1990 Red Hot + Blue: A Tribute to Cole Porter (TV Movie) (segment "It's All Right With Me")
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
 1989 Mystery Train
 1987 Big Audio Dynamite: Sightsee MC (Music Video)
 1986 Coffee and Cigarettes (Short)
 1986 Down by Law
 1986 Talking Heads: The Lady Don't Mind (Music Video)
 1983 Stranger Than Paradise (Short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the music video for the song "Steady, As She Goes" by The Raconteurs, off their "Broken Boy Soldiers" album (2006). See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 3 Interviews | 10 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

SQÜRL

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)

Parents:

Elizabeth, Ruth | Jarmusch, Robert Thomas

Relatives:

Tom Jarmusch (sibling) | See more »
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Personal Quote:

[on the the funniest criticism he's ever had] My favorite? I'll translate it from the French. It was from a right-wing newspaper in the South of France about my movie Down by Law, which said, "Jim Jarmusch is celebrated by the French intelligentsia in a way that's reminiscent of deaf and dumb parents applauding their retarded child. He is 33 years old. This is the age that Christ was crucified on... See more »

Trivia:

Guest with Johnny Depp of Belgrade Film Festival FEST in 1992. See more »

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Frequently casts Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, and John Lurie See more »

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