DEAD MAN (1995)
Directed by Jim Jarmusch

Johnny Depp, Gary Farmer, Crispin Glover,
Lance Henriksen, Michael Wincott, Eugene Byrd,
John Hurt, Robert Mitchum, Iggy Pop

Dead Man is the story of a young man's journey, both physically
and spiritually, into very unfamiliar terrain. William Blake travels
to the extreme western frontiers of America sometime in the 2nd
half of the 19th century. Lost and badly wounded, he encounters
a very odd, outcast Native American, named "Nobody," who believes
Blake is actually the dead English poet of the same name. The story,
with Nobody's help, leads William Blake through situations that are
in turn comical and violent. Contrary to his nature, circumstances
transform Blake into a hunted outlaw, a killer, and a man whose
physical existence is slowly slipping away. Thrown into a world that
is cruel and chaotic, his eyes are opened to the fragility that defines
he realm of the living. It is as though he passes through the surface
of a mirror, and emerges into a previously-unknown world that
exists on the other side.

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