Dead Man - Criterion Collection Blu-Ray

Dead Man - Criterion Collection Blu-Ray
Dead Man - Criterion Collection Blu-Ray Dead Man - Criterion Collection Blu-Ray
With Dead Man, his first period piece, JIM JARMUSCH (Down by Law) imagined the nineteenth-century American West as an existential wasteland, delivering a surreal reckoning with the ravages of industrialization, the country’s legacy of violence and prejudice, and the natural cycle of life and death. Accountant William Blake (Edward Scissorhands’s JOHNNY DEPP) has hardly arrived in the godforsaken outpost of Machine before he’s caught in the middle of a fatal lovers’ quarrel. Wounded and on the lam, Blake falls under the watch of the outcast Nobody (Powwow Highway’s GARY FARMER), a Native American without a tribe, who guides his companion on a spiritual journey, teaching him to dispense poetic justice along the way. Featuring austerely beautiful black-and- white photography by ROBBY MÜLLER and a live-wire score by NEIL YOUNG, Dead Man is a profound and unique revision of the western genre.


• New 4K digital restoration, supervised and approved by director Jim Jarmusch, with 2.0 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
• New Q&A in which Jarmusch responds to questions sent in by fans
• Rarely seen footage of Neil Young composing and performing the film’s score
• New interview with actor Gary Farmer
• New readings of William Blake poems by members of the cast, including
Mili Avital, Alfred Molina, and Iggy Pop, accompanied by Jarmusch’s
location-scouting photos
• New selected-scene audio commentary by production designer Bob
Ziembicki and sound mixer Drew Kunin
• Deleted scenes
• Trailer
• Color photos from the film’s production
• PLUS: Essays by film critic Amy Taubin and music journalist Ben Ratliff
DirectorJim Jarmusch
RegionBlu-Ray B

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