Quote of the Day: Jim Jarmusch, “Nothing Is Original”

I appreciate the distinction made here between authenticity and originality.

It makes all the difference.

As a reminder, here’s a scene from a movie I loved when it first came out, Jim Jarmusch’s classic, “Down By Law,” featuring Tom Waits and Roberto Benigni. This is a wonderful soliloquy by Roberto’s character about his strange and terrifying mother . . .

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And here, a brief clip of Jarmusch talking about the importance of music in his life, and thus, his art. I can relate.

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