Night on Earth (1991)

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Night on Earth (1991)
  • Time: 129 min
  • Genre: Comedy | Drama
  • Director: Jim Jarmusch
  • Cast: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Roberto Benigni, Armin Mueller-Stahl, Lisanne Falk

Storyline:

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, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver’s career. 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.

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