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An African-American Mafia hit man who models himself after the samurai of old finds himself targeted for death by the mob.
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...

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Directed by

Jim Jarmusch

Written by

Jim Jarmusch (Writer)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

Japan, United States of America, Germany, France

Language

English

Tagline

Live by the code. Die by the code.

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Keywords

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