Mystery Train

Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Mystery Train
United States, Japan 1989
  • Czech
113 min.

In Memphis, Tennessee, over the course of a single night, the Arcade Hotel, run by an eccentric night clerk and a clueless bellboy, is visited by a young Japanese couple traveling in search of the roots of rock; an Italian woman in mourning who stumbles upon a fleeing charlatan girl; and a comical trio of accidental thieves looking for a place to hide.

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Director: Jim Jarmusch
Screenplay: Jim Jarmusch
Cinematography: Robby Müller
Music: John Lurie
Editing: Melody London
Production Design: Dan Bishop
Producer: Jim Stark
Costumes: Carol Wood
Cast: Masatoshi Nagase, Yûki Kudô, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee, Rufus Thomas, Jodie Markell, William Hoch, Pat Hoch, Joshua Elvis Hoch, Reginald Freeman