Description: Jarmusch's spiritual gangster film tells the story of an inner-city hit man (Whitaker) who lives on a rooftop, training himself as a samurai in the strictest sense. He communicates primarily by carrier pigeon, while remaining loyal to a gangster (Tormey) who once saved his life.


Production Company JVC Entertainment Networks, Canal+, Bac Films, Pandora Filmproduktion, Arbeitsgemeinschaft der öffentlich-rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (ARD), ARD Degeto Film, Plywood Productions
Release Date Mar 3, 2000
Duration 1 h 56 m
Rating R
Tagline All assassins live beyond the law... only one follows the code
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