The Prince Charles Cinema

NIGHT ON EARTH

NIGHT ON EARTH

  • 1991
  • 129mins
  • Japan, UK, Germany, USA, France
  • (15)
  • Drama
Directed by Jim Jarmusch Starring Gena Rowlands, Winona Ryder, Randolph Scott, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death.

Tuesday 3rd September