UW Cinematheque: Summer Cinematheque
Stranger Than Paradise | USA | 1984 | 35mm | 89 min. Director: Jim Jarmusch
Thursday, July 4, 2019
4070 Vilas Hall
Cast: John Lurie, Eszter Balint, Richard Edson Developed from one of his early short films, Jarmusch’s deadpan comedy classic of introduces us to Eva, Willie, and Eddie, three characters on the margins of 1980s America, and follows them across a bleak, but humorous, cultural landscape. Garnering prizes at Cannes and from the National Society of Film Critics, this low-budget gem helped establish Jarmusch as one of the premier voices of"independent" American cinema.