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Permanent Vacation

1980 Rated NR 1hr 15m

In this first film from celebrated auteur Jim Jarmusch, an alienated young man wanders New York's underbelly searching for life's meaning as he encounters others on the fringes of society. He pays a visit to his schizophrenic mother and also meets a psychotic Vietnam vet and a junkie who shares his interest in Charlie "Bird" Parker. This intriguing full-length version of Jarmusch's NYU student film stars Chris Parker, Leila Gastil and John Lurie.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast and crew interview; "Some Days in January, 1984" behind-the-scenes featurette; location scouting photos.