Permanent Vacation

A young man wanders New York City searching for some meaning in life and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Permanent Vacation
United States 1980
  • Czech
75 min.

In downtown Manhattan, a twenty-something boy whose Father is not around and whose Mother is institutionalized, is a big Charlie Parker fan. He almost subconsciously searches for more meaning in his life and meets a few characters along the way.

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Director: Jim Jarmusch
Screenplay: Jim Jarmusch
Cinematography: Tom DiCillo, James A. Lebovitz
Music: Jim Jarmusch, John Lurie
Editing: Jim Jarmusch
Producer: Jim Jarmusch
Cast: Chris Parker, Leila Gastil, John Lurie, Richard Boes, Ruth Bolton, Sara Driver