Down By Law: The Criterion Collection

Criterion   (1986) / Region 1
Down By Law: The Criterion Collection

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A Film by Jim Jarmusch

When fate lands three hapless men - an unemployed disc jockey (Tom Waits), a small-time pimp (John Lurie), and a strong willed Italian tourist (Roberto Benigni) - in a Louisiana prison, their singular adventure begins. Described by director Jim Jarmusch as a "neo-beat-noir-comedy," black-and-white photography by esteemed director of photography Robby Muller. The Criterion Collection is proud to present Jim Jarmusch's Down By Law.


  • Length
  • Rating NR
  • Released:
  • Added Jul 25 2002
  • Production Year 1986
  • Empire SKU 444305
  • UPC Code 037429172025
  • Studio  Criterion
  • Packaging Keep
  • Number of Discs 2
  • Disc SS-DL
  • Subtitles English and French


Thoughts and Reflections by Jim Jarmusch
2002 Video Interview with Director of Photography Robby Muller
1986 Cannes Film Festival Press Conference with Jarmusch and Stars John Lurie, Roberto Benigni and Nicoletta Braschi
1986 John Lurie Interview with Commentary
Music Video of Tom Waits Singing Cole Porter's "It's All Right with Me," Directed by Jarmusch
Q&A with Jarmusch
Jarmusch's Phone Calls with Waits, Benigni and Lurie
Isolated Music Track
Production Polaroids
Location Stills
Original Theatrical Trailer


  • Audio
    English Dolby Digital Mono
    French Dolby Digital Mono
  • Video
    Widescreen 1.78:1 B&W

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