Night on Earth

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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.

Director: Jim Jarmusch
Writer: Jim Jarmusch
Production: Criterion Collection
Genre: comedy, drama
Year: 1991
MetaScore: 68/100
ImdbRating: 7.8
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 12 Dec 1991
Awards: 1 win & 2 nominations.


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Victoria Snelling (segment "Los Angeles") - Gena Rowlands
Corky (segment "Los Angeles") - Winona Ryder
Rock Manager (segment "Los Angeles") - Lisanne Falk
Rock Musician #1 (segment "Los Angeles") - Alan Randolph Scott
Rock Musician #2 (segment "Los Angeles") - Anthony Portillo
Helmut (segment "New York") - Armin Mueller-Stahl
YoYo (segment "New York") - Giancarlo Esposito
Angela (segment "New York") - Rosie Perez
Cab Driver #1 (segment "New York") - Richard Boes
Driver (segment "Paris") - Isaach De Bankolé
Blind Woman (segment "Paris") - Béatrice Dalle
Passenger #1 (segment "Paris") - Pascal N'Zonzi
Passenger #2 - Emile Abossolo M'bo
Man in Accident (segment "Paris") - Stéphane Boucher
Man on Motorcycle (segment "Paris") - Noel Kaufmann
Driver (segment "Rome") - Roberto Benigni
Priest (segment "Rome") - Paolo Bonacelli
Transvestite #1 (segment "Rome") - Gianni Schettino
Transvestite #2 (segment "Rome") (as Antonino Ragusa) - Antonio Ragusa
Lover (segment "Rome") - Nicola Facondo
Lover (segment "Rome") - Camilla Begnoni
Angry Driver (segment "Rome") - Romolo Di Biasi
Dispatcher (segment "Rome") (voice) - Donatella Servadio
Mika (segment "Helsinki") - Matti Pellonpää
Man #1 (segment "Helsinki") - Kari Väänänen
Man #2 (segment "Helsinki") - Sakari Kuosmanen
Man #3 (segment "Helsinki") - Tomi Salmela
Dispatcher (segment "Helsinki") (voice) - Eija Vilpas
Factory Worker #1 (segment "Helsinki") - Jaakko Talaskivi
Factory Worker #2 (segment "Helsinki") - Klaus Heydemann
Pedestrian - Angelis Alexandris