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Down by Law is a 1986 Jim Jarmusch movie. Jarmusch is one of the leading filmmakers in the world of indie films. Tom Waits, John Lurie and Roberto Benigni star in the leading roles. The three are convicts who escape from jail together. This is a very intelligent and funny film that forgoes stereotypes and clichés. The story takes place in the Louisiana bayou. It is shot in black and white and features the slow camera work of Robby Muller. Waits is a disc jockey, Lurie is a pimp and Benigni is an Italian tourist with minimal English skills.

Down by Law is an Crime, Drama, Comedy movie that was released in 1986 and has a run time of 1 hr 47 min. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8 and a MetaScore of 75.

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| 1986 | 1 hr 47 min | 7.8/10 | 75/100
Tom Waits, John Lurie, Roberto Benigni, Nicoletta Braschi
PolyGram Pictures, Island Pictures, Black Snake
Jim Jarmusch
Produced By
Alan Kleinberg