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Dead Man

Jim Jarmusch / US, DE, JP, 1995 / 121 min.

Journey from life to death, and from the early industrial city to the virgin landscape of the Western, by an innocent young man bearing the name William Blake. He is helped by a native American who is a big admirer of this unique, psychedelic poet. Chosen by future-thinker Christiaan Fruneaux, one of the guests at the screening of History of a Tree on 16 November at 19h15.

poster Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, US 1995)
Mystical Western in which William Blake (Johnny Depp) makes a physical and mental odyssey through the American West around the year 1850. He is seen as a reincarnation of the English poet William Blake by a native American who, following Odysseus, calls himself 'Nobody'. When William Blake gets shot, his new companion tries to patch him up. William Blake and Nobody then wander the wilderness together, in search of salvation.

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Jim Jarmusch

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Dead Man


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still Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch, US 1995)
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