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R| 2 hr. 14 min.

Plot Summary
Circumstances transform a mild-mannered accountant (Johnny Depp) into a notorious Old West gunslinger.

Cast: Johnny Depp , Gary Farmer , Lance Henriksen , Michael Wincott , Mili Avital , Crispin Glover , Eugene Byrd , Iggy Pop

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Western

Distributor: Miramax Films, Miramax Home Entertainment [us]

Dead Man (1995)

Release Date: May 10th, 1996|2 hr. 14 min.

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  • Dead Man plays a lot of cards at the same time, and Jarmusch occasionally loses his rhythm when he allows his actors their improvisational riffs. show more

  • Coy to a fault, the movie collapses under its own weight with 90 minutes to go, despite Robby Muller's impressive black-and-white photography, which puts the film on a higher artistic plane than other equally unbearable movies. [16 May 1996, Pg.06.D] show more

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    A slow-paced but hypnotically absorbing movie, it's buoyed by Jarmusch's trademark off-key humor and embellished throughout by an electrifying instrumental score, courtesy of Neil Young. show more

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