Jim Jarmusch

Jim Jarmusch at IFFR

Jim JARMUSCH (1953, USA) lives and works in New York, and is one of the world’s most important independent filmmakers. In his films, it is not the plot but the characters that are of primary importance. Stranger Than Paradise (1984) won the Golden Camera and Broken Flowers (2005) captured the Grand Prize of the Jury at the Cannes Film Festival, where Jarmusch also won the Palme d'Or for his short Coffee and Cigarettes III (1993). Besides being a film director, Jarmusch also works as a screenwriter, actor, producer, editor, musician and composer.


(selection) Permanent Vacation (1980), Stranger Than Paradise (1984), The Lady Don't Mind (1985, short), Coffee and Cigarettes (1986, short), Down By Law (1986), Sightsee (1987, short), Coffee and Cigarettes II (Memphis Version) (1988, short), Mystery Train (1989), Night on Earth (1991), Coffee and Cigarettes III (Somewhere in California) (1993, short), Dead Man (1995), Year of the Horse (1997, doc), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), The Limits of Control (2009), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), Paterson (2016), Gimme Danger (2016, doc)

Jim Jarmusch at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR