Stranger Than Paradise ★★★★

Pretty entertaining film. Jim Jarmusch's Stranger Than Paradise is a road trip through the United States, from New York to the Midwest to the Sunshine State, all from a foreigner's point of view. It features three cool kids, a dysfunctional pair who mumble through the film and seem unable to properly communicate. I love these three characters, they're groovy as a Sonic Youth tune, lots of fun to spend time with them. I especially love John Lurie, he's got so much angst, very well done on his part.

I also like the cinematography, capturing the events with great economy and yet never shying from the glories of 16 mm film. And the pacing is terrific, moving along unhurried, just like its characters.

Quality indie film. I look forward to more Jarmusch.

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