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Jim Jarmusch

An overview of what this course will cover.

Taylor Hall

on 9 May 2010

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Jim Jarmusch The Life and Films of RULE #4: Filmmaking is a collaborative process. Jim Jarmusch "When I left Ohio when I was 17 and ended up in New York and realized that not all films had the giant crab monsters in them, it really opened up a lot of things for me." Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, 1953 Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern, 1972 Columbia University, New York, 1973 Cinémathèque Française, Paris, 1975 Tisch School of the Arts, New York, 1976 Filmography Permanent Vacation, 1980 Stranger Than Paradise, 1984 Down by Law, 1986 Dead Man, 1995 The Limits of Control, 2009 by Taylor Hall Background Style RULE #1: There are no rules. RULE #2: Don't let the fuckers get ya. RULE #3: The production is there to serve the film.
The film is not there to serve the production. RULE #5: Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere. Teaching Assistant to Nicholas Ray, NYU In 1982, Jarmusch made a 30-min film "Stranger than Paradise" using leftover film stock, which won the International Critics Prize 1983
Winner 1984 Golden Camera Award at Cannes
Winner 1985 Special Jury Prize Sundance
Nominated 1985 Grand Jury Prize Sundance
"STP may be a comedy, an experiment in cinematic storytelling, and a deeply ironic fable, it's also a film about America and the people who live there." (Andrew) Nominated 1986 Golden Palm Award at Cannes
Nominated 1987 Best Cinematography, Best Director, Best Feature, Best Male Lead at Independent Spirit Awards *First feature film *First film with Robby Muller *Departure? *First film with Fortissimo Films Nominated 1995 Golden Palm Award at Cannes
Winner 1996 Screen Int'l Award - European Film Awards
Nominated 1997 Best Cinematography, Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Male Independent Spirit Award
Winner 1996 Best Cinematography NYFCC

I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being. bone-dry humor fascination with slackers interest in narrative structure dramatically low-key stories unashamed concern with cinema as an art Grossed between $1.25-2.5 million contradiction between the American dream and the reality of that dream for the marginalized French New Wave - Godard moving cameras cool strangers in a strange land hip cynicism
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