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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33 wins & 51 nominations. See more awards »

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

Filmography

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 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 (Video short)
 1996 Neil Young: Dead Man (Video short)
 1995 Dead Man
 1993 Coffee and Cigarettes III (Short)
 1992 Tom Waits: I Don't Wanna Grow Up (Video short)
 1990 Tom Waits: It's All Right with Me (Video short)
 1990 Red Hot and Blue (TV Movie) (segment "It's All Right With Me")
 1989 Coffee and Cigarettes II (Short)
 1989 Mystery Train
 1987 Big Audio Dynamite: Sightsee MC (Video short)
 1986 Coffee and Cigarettes (Short)
 1986 Down by Law
 1986 Talking Heads: The Lady Don't Mind (Video short)
 1983 Stranger Than Paradise (Short)
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Other Works:

Directed the music video for the song "The Lady Don't Mind" by Talking Heads. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Official Sites:

Filmnegah.com (Persian)

Alternate Names:

SQÜRL

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I'm stubborn. I have to fight. The studios want to be your partner in the creative process. That's why I find most of my financing overseas. I don't let the Money give me notes on my scripts. I don't allow the Money on the set. I don't allow the Money in the editing room. These days, even the little independent studios, they act like Hollywood. Some kid is making a movie for $500,000, and they ... See more »

Trivia:

He owns the negatives to all his own films, except one, Year of the Horse (1997), which he made for Neil Young. See more »

Trademark:

Offscreen distant train whistle See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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