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

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

Label
Down by law
Title
Down by law
Statement of responsibility
Island Pictures presents a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Editor
Musician
Photographer
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English soundtrack with optional French dub track; optional French subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf & hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
D68 2002
PerformerNote
Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Ellen Barkin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1940-2018
  • 1949-
  • 1952-
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benigni, Roberto
  • Jarmusch, Jim
  • Müller, Robby
  • London, Melody
  • Waits, Tom
  • Lurie, John
  • Barkin, Ellen
  • Island Pictures
  • Black Snake (Firm)
  • Grokenberger Film Produktion
  • PolyGram Video (Firm)
  • Image Entertainment (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 presents a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: interviews with Jim Jarmusch, Robby Müller, and John Lurie ; 1986 Cannes Film Festival press conference ; outtakes ; music video of Tom Waits singing "It's all right with me" ; isolated music track ; production Polaroids ; Jarmusch's phone calls with Waits, Benigni & Lurie ; location stills ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 control number
  • 1856801
  • (OCoLC)50844821
  • (OCoLC)ocm50844821
  • 1856801
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Down by law, Island Pictures presents a Black Snake/Grokenberger Films production ; written and directed by Jim Jarmusch, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1986
  • Special features: interviews with Jim Jarmusch, Robby Müller, and John Lurie ; 1986 Cannes Film Festival press conference ; outtakes ; music video of Tom Waits singing "It's all right with me" ; isolated music track ; production Polaroids ; Jarmusch's phone calls with Waits, Benigni & Lurie ; location stills ; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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 control number
  • 1856801
  • (OCoLC)50844821
  • (OCoLC)ocm50844821
  • 1856801
System details
DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) aspect ratio enhanced for 16:9 widescreen TVs; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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