DVD - 2017
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A quiet observation of the triumphs and defeats of daily life, along with the poetry evident in its smallest details.
Publisher: Toronto :, Mongrel Media,, [2017]
Edition: Widescreen
Branch Call Number: FIC Pater
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Audience: Ontario Film Review Board - 14A rating


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Sep 18, 2017

boring boring boring !!!!!!!!!

Sep 06, 2017

This is a slow and meditative movie just about an ordinary person living his ordinary live as transit bus driver where he sees beauty and life in the simplest things. Surprisingly never boring and even manages to avoid becoming heavy handedly serious with the much appreciated leavening of humour throughout the story.This a movie that will surprise you by how much you will like it by the end and probably think about many days after you have watched it.

Sep 04, 2017

This is a lovely film.

Aug 30, 2017

This offbeat project is actually very engaging, bringing droll humor and sweet-hearted feeling to its low-key affirmation of ordinary life.

Aug 30, 2017

As Paterson makes these rounds again and again in his bus, Jarmusch unhurriedly crafts a cinematic ode to finding both art and delight in the quotidian.
To the people who think there is little to no " plot " I guess they are not familiar with " art " movies.

This is not one of Jarmusch's better films. If you need to put yourself into a coma, this movie should do the trick. Sorry. Not sorry.

Aug 26, 2017

I almost push the "eject" button .... if it was not for his lovely wife he came to meet at home each day, welcoming him with all those baked cookies and more...... she seems naked every day in bed, so he must have at least something that excites him everyday otherwise his life is utterly boring!!!!

Aug 24, 2017

A poetic movie about a poet bus-driver in a town founded by a poet. A world full of visual and virtual poetry.

Aug 14, 2017


One star, only because Adam Driver stars, otherwise complete waste of time.

Jul 26, 2017

I don't know what to say about this film. Paterson, a Bus Driver in Paterson, New Jersey, observes and often interacts with people on his bus route, with people he meets on the streets of Paterson, people he sees in his favorite bar, and his young wife and some may say rather ugly dog. These are the kind of people that one never, ever sees in American films.

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Jul 02, 2017

Pages of quotes in IMDb. These from Japanese poet among the best in mho:

My poetry only in Japanese. No translation. Poetry in translations is like taking a shower with a raincoat on. ... Sometimes an empty page presents more possibilities.
This one on the very talented bulldog is not in IMDb yet:

Hey, yo! Yo my man, lemme holla at you a minute. Hey yo, that's a English Bulldog, right?
-Uh... yeah.
Yo I told you man, them dogs are poppin' right now. Yah that dog mad expensive, right?
-Yeah, well... expensive to feed.
Yeah, this guy yo... No, I feel ya though, but man, dog like that get jacked.
Ya know what I mean? Like dog-jacked my G. Ya feel me? Ya'll look on that?
-Dog-jacked... Well it gives me somethin' to look forward to then I guess.
Aight money... Hey yo, be safe out here, aight? And cuff that dog, it's real out here bruh.
-Alright. I'm gonna go cuff ya Marvin.
Okay Marvin, don't get dog-jacked.

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