NIGHT ON EARTH
NIGHT ON EARTH


SYNOPSIS
A collection of five stories involving cab drivers from five different cities. Los Angeles: a talent agent wants his cab driver for a movie, New York: an immigrant cab driver is lost in the city and culture, Paris: A blind girl takes a cab, Rome: a cabbie virtually talks an ailing man to death, Helsinki: an industrial worker discusses unfairness of love, life and death

DIRECTORJim Jarmusch
YEAR1991
STATUScompleted
FESTIVALS AWARDSIndependent Spirit Awards 1993 Won Best Cinematography Frederick Elmes
PRODUCERSJim Jarmusch (producer)
Jim Stark (executive producer)
Demetra J. MacBride (co-producer)
Rudd Simmons (line producer)
Masahiro Inbe (co-executive producer)
Noboru Takayama (co-executive producer)
CO PRODUCTION WITHChannel Four Films
JVC Entertainment
Le Studio Canal+
Locus Soluc Productions
Pandora Film
Pyramide Productions
Victor Musical Industries
PRODUCTIONKathie Hersch (prod. manager New York)
Manuele Pineski-Berger (prod. manager Rome)
Gilles Sacuto (prod. manager Paris)
Susan Shapiro (prod. manager Los Angeles)
SUPPORTED BY
WORLD SALESFortissimo
GERMAN DISTRIBUTORPandora Film / Kinowelt
LENGTH129 min.
FORMATcolour
35mm
1:1.85
Dolby SR
SHOOTING LOCATIONLos Angeles (USA)
New York (USA)
Paris (France)
Rome (Italia)
Helsinki (Finnland)
ORIGINAL LANGUAGEEnglish
CASTGena Rowlands
Winona Ryder
Lisanne Falk
Armin Müller-Stahl
Giancarlo Esposito
Rosie Perez
Richard Boes
Isaach De Bankole
Beatrice Dalle
Roberto Benigni
Romolo Di Biasi
Matti Pellonpää
WRITERSJim Jarmusch
CASTING
DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHYFrederick Elmes
EDITINGJay Rabinowitz
MUSICTom Waits
Kathleen Brennan
SOUNDAnthony J. Ciccolini (sound designer)
Drew Kunin (location sound mixer)
ART DIRECTIONKari Laine (set decorator
Helsinki) Johan Le Teneux (set decorator
Los Angeles) Laurent Saimond (set decorator
Paris)
COSTUMESMagda Bava (Rome)
Claire Fraisse (Paris)
Barbara Gordon (LA)
Tina Seppo (Helsinki)
Alexandra Welker (NY)
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LINKSwww.fortissimo.nl