Sunday, October 2, 2016

Day 3: NYFF54: Jim Jarmusch's 'Paterson' Is Not in a Hurry and Nor Should You Be

Adam Driver and Golshifteh Farahani in "Patterson."Photo courtesy of Amazon Studios.


this cultural moment, everything must crystallize quick, fast and in a hurry. Or perish.

Alas, so much that is good - from proper context to a nutritious meal to a solid film - is overlooked and/or cast aside, perishing as fast as it is spawned, victim to the massively short attention span.

Let's hope this fate does not befall "Paterson," a darling little vehicle that takes its time in the telling. Those who stick with it as it meanders along will be richly rewarded, however.

From Jim Jamusch, it makes its U.S. premiere tonight at the 54th New York Film Festival.

A scene from "The Hedonists" is a short in the "Shorts Program 2: International Auteurs" section.Photo courtesy of "The Hedonists" production.

Some other works on today's schedule: "An Evening With Adam Driver, "I, Daniel Blake," "Toni Erdman," "Shorts Program 4: New York Stories," "Late Shift," "Shorts Program 2: International Auteurs," "I Called Him Morgan," "Moonlight," " Whose Country," "Hamilton's America" and "I Am Not Your Negro."

Visit to learn more about the 54th New York Film Festival, including showtimes and venues.

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