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51st Directors’ Fortnight May 15-25, 2019

Stranger Than Paradise

Fortnight 1984, Feature film,

Synopsis

This film tells a fragments story about America seen by foreigners. It’s a film about exil ( from one’s own country, from oneself) and about relationships missed.

Director

Jim Jarmusch

He discovered Antonioni, Mizoguchi, Ozu etc thanks to the French Film Institute. He graduated at the New York University. His student film Permanent Vacationwas shown in many festivals. In 1984, he won the Caméra d’or with Stranger Than Paradise, shown at The Directors’ Fortnight.

Awards

Caméra d’or