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Moviedrome: Down by Law


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Alex Cox introduces the last in the season of cult films.

Starring Tom Waits, John Lurie
One night in downtown New Orleans, a pimp and a radio DJ find themselves sharing a prison cell after being framed. They are joined by 'Bob', an exuberant Italian with a slim grasp of the English language but a passion for Walt Whitman. They plot to escape together.
Cult director Jim Jarmusch gives a bizarre and hilarious portrait of low life on the run.
FILMS: pages 23-26
(Ceefax subtitles)


Introduces: Alex Cox
Unknown: John Lurie
Unknown: Walt Whitman.
Director: Jim Jarmusch
lack: Tom Waits
Jack Romano: John Lurie
Roberto: Roberto Benigni
Nicoletta: Nicoletta Brasch
Laurette: Ellen Barkm
Bobbie: Billie Neal
Gig: Rockets Redglare
Piston: Vernel Bagneris

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Moviedrome: Down by Law

BBC Two England, 9 September 1990 22.00

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