Ciné Club

Thursday 19 February 2015 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

Mystery Train



Directed by Jim Jarmusch - USA, 1989, 110 minutes

A Japanese couple obsessed with 1950s America goes to Memphis because the male half of the couple emulates Carl Perkins. Chance encounters link three different stories in the city, with the common thread being the seedy hotel where they are all staying.

Original version English; French subtitles


Thursday 26 February 2015 at 20:00
CERN Council Chamber

Night on Earth



Directed by Jim Jarmusch - USA, 1991, 129 minutes

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid cab driver's career. New York - An immigrant cab driver is continually lost in a city and culture he doesn't understand. Paris - A blind girl takes a ride with a cab driver from the Ivory Coast and they talk about life and blindness. Rome - A gregarious cabbie picks up an ailing man and virtually talks him to death. Helsinki - an industrial worker gets laid off and he and his compatriots discuss the bleakness and unfairness of love and life and death.

Original version english/french/finnish/italian/german; english subtitles

par Cine Club