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Stranger than Paradise

1984 Rated R 1hr 29m

Willie (John Lurie) isn't exactly thrilled when Eva (Eszter Balint), his cousin from Hungary, comes to stay with him in New York. But she eventually earns his begrudging respect, and months later, Willie and a friend (Richard Edson) convince Eva to accompany them on a trip to Miami. Shot in black and white, this well-received independent film won awards from the National Society of Film Critics and the Cannes Film Festival.

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Movie Details

1985 Sundance Film Festival®
  • Grand Jury Prize: Drama nominee
  • Top 100 Laughs nominee
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.78:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.