Laura knows that her husband is a great poet. He could join the ranks of fellow Patersonian Allen Ginsberg, but he’s adamantly undriven. In fact, he’s a driver in Paterson, played by a Driver as Paterson, a nifty example of the motif of twins and doubles that Jarmusch plays with throughout a movie whose circular structure begins to feel as comforting as a familiar song in this case, an anthem to a city that not only produced Ginsberg, but the boxer Hurricane Carter, the comedian Lou Costello and the anarchist Gaetano Bresci. Those luminaries and others are referenced in “Paterson,” which Jarmusch and cinematographer Frederick Elmes frame in ways that heighten the title city’s postindustrial beauty, from its stout redbrick factories and bridges to its waterfalls. (Paterson’s poems, reminiscent of William Carlos Williams another working man from New Jersey, who paid his own homage to the city are composed by Ron Padgett. interview attireSupporting players include the rapper Method Man and erstwhile “Moonrise Kingdom” couple Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward.) If Farahani’s Laura threatens to grow cloying with her boundless, breathless enthusiasms, Driver is her perfect foil, his hangdog features and deliberate physicality singularly well-suited to Jarmusch’s talent for finding some of cinema’s greatest faces. Lyrical, winsome and unhurried, “Paterson” finds Jarmusch attentive to the same straightforward visual composition and human foibles that graced such early films as “Stranger in Paradise” and “Down By Law,” as well as his succeeding works. (There are also dashes of his signature screwball humor, here delivered by Paterson’s strong-willed bulldog Marvin.) But unlike much of the filmmaker’s oeuvre, “Paterson” is characterized by a sincerity so disarming that at first it feels like it might be put on. The seasoned Jarmusch fan may wait for the absurdist shoe to drop, but it never does or at least not on the film’s striving protagonists. Instead, viewers are treated to a portrait of romantic devotion, contentment and vocation all the more affecting for being so utterly, unapologetically heartfelt.
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A community dinner goes from 5-6 p.m. Community storytelling TRAVERSE CITY Workshop Brewing Company is hosting Fulfillament #7: Storytelling for Change at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Five local leaders and entrepreneurs will tell their journey of how they found fulfillment through vocation. Tickets are $9 online or $10 at the door. Memoir launch TRAVERSE CITY The memoir How Thin the Veil launches at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 at Kirkbride Hall in the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Mission Point Press republished Jack Kerkhoffs account of his treatment at the TC State Hospital in the 1950s.The event includes information about a new State Hospital museum, perspectives from Clinical Psychologist Greg Holmes and a Readers Theatre performance. Proceeds supporting the Traverse Area Historical Society.
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