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Down by Law

on BBC Two England

Comedy starring Tom Waits, John Lurier
One night in downtown New Orleans, a pimp and a radio DJ find themselves sharing a prison cell. They are joined by "Bob", an exuberant Italian with a slim grasp of English but a passion for the poet Walt Whitman. Together, they plot to escape.
Director Jim Jarmusch (1986)
* FILM REVIEWS pages 47-54
The next film in the BBC 100 season, Aguirre, Wrath of God, can be seen on Friday

Contributors

Unknown:
Tom Waits
Unknown:
John Lurie
Unknown:
Walt Whitman.
Director:
Jim Jarmusch
Zack:
Tom Waits
Jack Romano:
John Lurie
Roberto:
Roberto Benigni
Nicoletta:
Nicoletta Braschi
Laurette:
Ellen Barkin
Bobbie:
Billie Neal
Gig:
Rockets Redglare
Preston:
Vernel Bagneris
Julie:
Timothea
L C:
L C Drane

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