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Criterion Collection: Stranger Than Paradise [DVD] [1984] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]

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  • Format: NTSC
  • Language: English, Hungarian
  • Region: Region 1 (US and Canada DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 16:9 - 1.78:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Classification: R (Restricted) (US MPAA rating. See details.)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000SFJ4HW
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 169,902 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

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Brooklyn lowlife Willie and his buddy drive Willie's Hungarian cousin Eva to Florida.

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It is quite possible that somebody might say they have never seen a more slow, uneventful and seemingly uninteresting film in their lives than Strangers in Paradise. It is true that throughout the film nothing really 'happens'. Strangers than Paradise demolishes all presuppositions about narrative and plot, even the minimal expectations one might have from a road movie. Yet it manages to make a point, partly because of its alluring cinematography (the serenity of the snowy landscape weighs on you unbearably), partly because of the distancing effect of the dubbing and partly because of the brilliantly performed characters, whose indifferent, tired faces captivate. This is a story about the American dream and about non-belonging. For those who were mesmerised by the obviousness of American Beauty, Strangers than Paradise will be a total anticlimax. For me, it worked.
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Its all black and white, tv diners and howling wolf, day trips into the fog, jet planes flying overhead, bringing with them that strange Hungarian relative who just can't stay. But your best friend thinks she's cool, and my god, do we have to go and visit Aunt Lottie - I mean who's the tourist here? Jim Jarmusch's minimalist classic just gets better, buy it, keep it, watch it with the one you love - It reminds you how just how cool filmmaking can be. Jarmusch tells it straight with a twist, paving the way for the film that made him - "Mystery Train" and mapping out the journeys of "Night on Earth", "Dead Man" and "Ghost Dog". Tom deCillo keeps it crisp with stunning camera work, and the cast shine throughout. Its got a spell on you.
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A beautifully shot film presented in a series of short scenes mainly involving the interactions of the three main actors ( although actually played by musicians). Down and out in New York, wanna be professional gamblers Willie and Eddie, get their small world and small aspirationtions temporarily interrupted by the arivel of Willie's cousin from Hungry, Eva, who has to stay in Willie's tiny apartment. At first nothing more than an annoyance to Willie but after Eva steals him his favorite TV dinner he begins to warm to her and after she leaves to live with her aunt Lotte in Cleveland, Willie and Eddie decided to gamble till they have enough money to visit her, the film becomes a road movie and the unlikely threesome look towards a brighter future.
The mimilistic direction from Jim Jarmusch pioneered the independent film scene which later had an impact on the likes of Kevin Smith, Richard Linklater and later Wes Aderson to name a few.
A bitter sweet tale of friendship and the down trodden makes for an engaging watch that leaves you wanting more.
Also look out for cameos by the notorious Rockets Redglare and the inspirational Hip Hop/graffiti artist and alround crazy guy, Rammellzee.
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