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Night on Earth
8.4
/10
17,528 Ratings

NIGHT ON EARTH

Directed by Jim Jarmusch
France, United Kingdom, 1991
Drama, Comedy, Cult, Anthology

Synopsis

Five taxi drivers across the world have remarkable encounters over one eventful night. In LA, a talent agent decides her cabbie should star in her next movie. In Rome, a non-believing driver finds a dead bishop in his back seat. Meanwhile in Paris, a beautiful blind woman distracts her cabbie…

Synopsis

Five taxi drivers across the world have remarkable encounters over one eventful night. In LA, a talent agent decides her cabbie should star in her next movie. In Rome, a non-believing driver finds a dead bishop in his back seat. Meanwhile in Paris, a beautiful blind woman distracts her cabbie…

Our take

Before his broader anthology film Coffee and Cigarettes, Jim Jarmusch traversed five cities for this tragicomic travelogue, a series of symmetrical vignettes that explore the ephemeral interactions and fleeting relationships between taxi drivers and their passengers. Featuring Gena Rowlands!