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Permanent vacation

Jim Jarmusch / US, 1980

Jarmusch’s low budget graduation film follows an ultra-cool jazz dude on his seemingly desultory way through a post-apocalyptic New York. The Film Academy thought it was ‘a waste of time’ – a spot-on summary of the film’s theme.

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Director

Jim Jarmusch

Production year

1980

Country

US

Original title

Permanent vacation

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FURY! Punk Culture

The year is 1976, the second industrial era is screeching to a conclusion and the oil crisis is at an all-time low when an undeniable counter-voice is heard in the dilapidated inner cities of London, Amsterdam and New York. A call for rebellion against the capitalist thinking that fills the pockets of the wealthy minority. It's a provocative cry from teens and young adults who no longer want to do what parents, teachers and politicians expect of them.

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