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Mystery Train

R| 1 hr. 53 min.

Plot Summary
A seedy hotel in Memphis, Tennessee, provides the backdrop for three separate tales, featuring everything from a kitsch-obsessed Japanese couple (Masatoshi Nagase, Youki Kudoh) to a trio of amateur robbers (Joe Strummer, Rick Aviles, Steve Buscemi) who discover the true nature of their relationship during a botched heist. Linking the stories together is the hotel's eccentric and creepy night clerk (Screamin' Jay Hawkins) as well as the spirit of Elvis Presley.

Cast: Masatoshi Nagase , Nicoletta Braschi , Joe Strummer , Youki Kudoh , Screamin' Jay Hawkins , Cinque Lee , Elizabeth Bracco , Rick Aviles

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Comedy drama

Mystery Train (1989)

Release Date: November 22nd, 1989|1 hr. 53 min.

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Where Everyone Has Gone Before #31: 'Mystery Train'

Posted by
Jacob Hall on February 19, 2011

Welcome to Where Everyone Has Gone Before, the weekly column where I continue my film education before your very eyes by seeking out and watching all of the movies I should have seen by now. I will fi...

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