Starring Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Cinqué Lee, Rufus Thomas and Jodie Markell, "Mystery Train" (also known as "Mystery train - martedì notte a Memphis") is a Comedy/Crime/Drama film directed by Jim Jarmusch, released on September 29 of 1989 in the USA.
Who is the director of "Mystery Train":
Mystery Train was directed by Jim Jarmusch, an American writer, director, actor, producer, composer, and cinematographer.
Before making Mystery Train, Jim Jarmusch had directed Down by Law, released in 1986, Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Permanent Vacation (1980). Since, he directed Night on Earth, released in 1991, Dead Man (1995), Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai (1999), Coffee and Cigarettes (2003), Broken Flowers (2005), and The Limits of Control (2009).
When was "Mystery Train" released:
Mystery Train was first released on Friday, September 29, 1989, in the United States. Also released on this day were War Party (dir. Franc Roddam), Johnny Handsome (dir. Walter Hill), and Speaking Parts (dir. Atom Egoyan). This was thirty (30) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, September 14, 1989 in Canada; Saturday, May 06, 1989 in France and on Thursday, November 30, 1989 in Germany.
What is the casting of "Mystery Train":
At the casting of Mystery Train we find Masatoshi Nagase, previously seen in ; Youki Kudoh (); Screamin' Jay Hawkins (Two Moon Junction (1988), Joey (1986)) [ more... ]
- Richard Boes and Sara Driver have both also be seen in Permanent Vacation, released in 1980.
- Richard Boes and Sara Driver have both also be seen in Stranger Than Paradise, released in 1984.
- Nicoletta Braschi and Richard Boes also appeared in Down by Law, released in 1986.
- Elizabeth Bracco and Richard Boes also appeared in In the Soup, released in 1992.
What is the Storyline of "Mystery Train":
The film consists of three stories that take place on the same night in downtown Memphis. The three stories are linked together by the Arcade Hotel, a run-down flophouse presided over by the night clerk (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) and bellboy (Cinqué Lee), where the principal characters in each story spend a part of the night. Every room in the hotel is adorned with a portrait of Elvis Presley.
The first story, "Far From Yokohama", features Mitsuko (Youki Kudoh) and Jun (Masatoshi Nagase), a teenage [...]
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