Permanent Vacation

Permanent Vacation (1981)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1981-03-06
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 170 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 15min
  • Language: Español
  • Production Company: Cinesthesia Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Jim Jarmusch
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From 170 Ratings


In downtown Manhattan, a twenty-something boy whose Father is not around and whose Mother is institutionalized, is a big Charlie Parker fan. He almost subconsciously searches for more meaning in his life and meets a few characters along the way.

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  • Chris Parker

    as Allie
  • Leila Gastil

    as Leila
  • John Lurie

    as Sax Player
  • Richard Boes

    as War Vet
  • Sara Driver

    as Nurse
  • Charlie Spademan

    as Patient
  • Jane Fire

    as Nurse
  • Ruth Bolton

    as Mother
  • Evelyn Smith

    as Patient
  • Maria Duval

    as Latin Girl
  • Lisa Rosen

    as Popcorn Girl
  • Frankie Faison

    as Man in Lobby
  • Suzanne Fletcher

    as Girl in Car
  • Felice Rosser

    as Woman by Mailbox
  • Eric Mitchell

    as Car Fence
  • Chris Hameon

    as French Traveller
Directing Jim Jarmusch Director
Production Jim Jarmusch Producer
Editing Jim Jarmusch Editor
Production Sara Driver Production Manager
Camera James A. Lebovitz Director of Photography
Directing Sara Driver Assistant Director
Writing Jim Jarmusch Story
Crew Tom DiCillo Cinematography
Lighting Howard Brookner Gaffer
Writing Jim Jarmusch Screenplay
Sound John Lurie Music
Sound Kevin Dowd Sound
Sound Jim Jarmusch Music
Sound Lisa Kaplan Sound Mixer
Sound Mike Hessing Additional Sound Re-Recordist
Sound Virgil Morefield Additional Sound Re-Recordist
Sound Shi Sun Additional Sound Re-Recordist
Lighting Ken Kalb Gaffer
Camera Louis Suckle Assistant Camera
Sound John Lurie Musician
Art Philippe Hagen Title Designer
Art Skeezo Title Designer
Crew Laslo Benedict Thanks
Crew Ellie Hamerow Thanks
Crew Barbara Klar Thanks