Down by Law

Down by Law (1986)

It's not where you start - It's where you start again.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date: 1986-09-20
  • User Rating: 7.5/10 from 363 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 46min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Island Pictures
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Director:
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A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.

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  • Tom Waits

    as Zack
  • John Lurie

    as Jack
  • Roberto Benigni

    as Roberto
  • Nicoletta Braschi

    as Nicoletta
  • Ellen Barkin

    as Laurette
  • Rockets Redglare

    as Gig
  • Richard Boes

    as Detective
Camera Robby Müller Director of Photography
Sound Tom Waits Music
Directing Jim Jarmusch Director
Writing Jim Jarmusch Author
Sound John Lurie Music
Directing Claire Denis Assistant Director
Production Alan Kleinberg Producer