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Poetic existence

The movie has Adam Driver as the eponymous character who drives a bus in New Jersey's Paterson

J Jagannath  |  New Delhi 

J Jagannath Almost 95 per cent of the jobs are regular jobs that one does for paying utilities and raising a family. But what keeps people in these jobs going is that they live a parallel life. This was my biggest takeaway when I watched Jim Jarmusch’s hypnotic Paterson, which I watched at IFFI Goa. The movie has Adam Driver as the eponymous character who drives a bus in New Jersey’s Paterson. He has a seemingly quotidian life in suburbs with a loving girlfriend (Golshifteh Farahani) and a lovely dog and a post-prandial beer at his neighbourhood bar. But every day he writes poems between ...

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First Published: Fri, April 14 2017. 23:56 IST
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