Dead Man

Jim Jarmusch's exis­tential psychedelic western Dead Man follows a young man's Homeric journey across the 19th century American West.

Dead Man
United States, Germany, Japan 1995
  • Czech
121 min.

Badly injured and delirious William Blake (Johnny Depp) meets a rejected Native American named Nobody (Gary Farmer). Despite Blake's natural temperament, circumstances transform him into a hunted outlaw, a killer and a man whose life is slowly slipping through his fingers. Gabriel Byrne, Iggy Pop, John Hurt and Robert Mitchum excel in other roles. The legendary soundtrack was composed by Neil Young.

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Director: Jim Jarmusch
Screenplay: Jim Jarmusch
Cinematography: Robby Müller
Music: Neil Young
Sound: Dominick Tavella
Editing: Jay Rabinowitz
Production Design: Bob Ziembicki
Producer: Demetra J. MacBride
Co-production: Karen Koch
Costumes: Marit Allen
Cast: Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover, Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott, Eugene Byrd, John Hurt, Robert Mitchum, Iggy Pop, Gabriel Byrne

European Film Awards

1996 – Jim Jarmusch (Screen International Award)