Down by Law

by Jim Jarmusch 1h47min United States 1986
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Film details

Down by Law
by Jim Jarmusch

Two innocent people are arrested. An interesting third person, with broken English, joins them in their cell. On his idea, they decide to escape from the prison. Their journey is the rest of the movie.

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  • Tom Waits : Zack
  • John Lurie : Jack
  • Roberto Benigni : Roberto
  • And with: Nicoletta Braschi, Ellen Barkin


  • Director Jim Jarmusch
  • Scenario Jim Jarmusch
  • Photo director Robby Müller
  • Set Design Janet Densmore
  • Costume Design Carol Wood
  • Editing Melody London
  • Original music John Lurie
  • Producer Alan Kleinberg
  • Production Compagny Black Snake, Grokenberger Film Produktion, Island Pictures

Technical information

  • Aspect ratio1,85:1
  • Printed film format35 mm
  • Original sound mixMono
  • Production1986
  • Release date for France11/12/1986
  • CategoryFeature film
  • ColorBlack and White
  • LanguageEnglish
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