Fortissimo Films is act as the internationaltheatrical, video, and television distributor for the entire Jim Jarmusch filmlibrary. The catalogue had previously been represented by diverse entities.

Fortissimo's relationship with Jarmusch began lastyear with Coffee And Cigarettes.

Included in the deal are Permanent Vacation (1980), StrangerThan Paradise (1983), Down By Law(1986), Mystery Train (1989), Night On Earth (1991) and Dead Man (1995).

The deal was negotiated by Fortissimo co-chairmenMichael J Werner and Wouter Barendrecht and Bart Walker (ICM) and Stacey Smithon behalf of Jarmusch.

Fortissimo co-chairs Barendrecht and Werner said,"We are honoured to have been selected to handle the continuing sales anddistribution of Jim Jarmusch's titles around the world. His films are some of the most sought aftertitles by filmgoers worldwide and we see a tremendous and continuing'post-theatrical' life for Jim's movies through DVD, video and televisionoutlets."