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The Resource Down by law, Island Pictures ; a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ; producer, Alan Kleinberg., (videorecording)

Down by law, Island Pictures ; a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ; producer, Alan Kleinberg., (videorecording)

Label
Down by law
Title
Down by law
Statement of responsibility
Island Pictures ; a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ; producer, Alan Kleinberg.
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Musician
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
A comedy feature about two lowlifes, a small time pimp and an unemployed disc jockey, framed for crimes they didn't commit, who escape from jail with an eccentric Italian tourist. Set in New Orleans and the swamps of Louisiana
Member of
Cataloging source
MKN
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robby Müller ; film editor, Melody London ; music, John Lurie ; songs, Tom Waits ; producer, Alan Kleinberg
Language note
In English and French with English and French subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Ellen Barkin, Billie Neal, Rockets Redglare, Vernel Bagneris, Nicoletta Braschi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1949-
  • 1952-
  • 1954-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Jarmusch, Jim
  • Benigni, Roberto
  • Waits, Tom
  • Lurie, John
  • Barkin, Ellen
  • Redglare, Rockets
  • Bagneris, Vernel
  • Braschi, Nicoletta
  • Island Pictures
  • Black Snake (Firm)
  • Grokenberger Film Produktion
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
107
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
166
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitives from justice
  • False imprisonment
Technique
live action
Label
Down by law, Island Pictures ; a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ; producer, Alan Kleinberg., (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Features: scene selection; theatrical trailer; isolated music track; interviews with Jim Jarmusch, Robby Müller, John Lurie; 1986 Cannes Film Festival press conference ; outtakes ; music video: Tom Waits sings "It's all right with me"; production Polaroids; Jarmusch's phone calls with Waits, Benigni & Lurie; location stills; original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
disc 1. feature film -- disc 2. special features
Control code
ocm50844821
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9780780026063
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429172025
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DOW010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Down by law, Island Pictures ; a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch ; producer, Alan Kleinberg., (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Features: scene selection; theatrical trailer; isolated music track; interviews with Jim Jarmusch, Robby Müller, John Lurie; 1986 Cannes Film Festival press conference ; outtakes ; music video: Tom Waits sings "It's all right with me"; production Polaroids; Jarmusch's phone calls with Waits, Benigni & Lurie; location stills; original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
disc 1. feature film -- disc 2. special features
Control code
ocm50844821
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (107 min.)
Isbn
9780780026063
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429172025
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DOW010
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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