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Cast: Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Method Man

A poem a day for Paterson.

Rated M (Mature themes and coarse language)


UWA Somerville

ECU Joondalup Pines

Tickets $13.50–$18

  • Drama

Awards & Reviews

‘A quiet delight … celebrates small-town life and dreams.’


A poem a day for Paterson.

Each day in a New Jersey town, Paterson gets up and writes a short, sweet poem before beginning work as a bus driver. In the evenings he returns to his loving wife and dog, all the while paying attention to the people who make up his richly patterned world. Adam Driver (Girls, Star Wars: The Force Awakens) plays our laconic hero, through whom we observe the quirks and joys of life. Directed by indie hero Jim Jarmusch (Stranger Than Paradise, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, 1986 PIAF), this is a cool, droll stopover in everyday America.

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Dates, Times & Access

UWA Somerville

Wheelchair access

ECU Joondalup Pines

Wheelchair access


Film Ticket Packages

Film Ticket Packages

Flexible 6- and 12-pack vouchers are not date-stamped and may be used for entry on any one night to any film at either venue throughout both seasons. Ticket redemption at the gate is no longer required. Entry is subject to venue capacity. Venues include entry by general admission. Saving seats for friends does not guarantee them entry unless they hold a valid ticket for that evening’s screening. Single tickets purchased over the phone or online will incur a booking fee.

Cast & Crew

Jim Jarmusch


Short Film

The following Australian short film will show before Paterson 

Welcome Home Allen 
Director Andrew Kavanagh, 11mins

Punchy, stylish filmmaking from one of Australia’s newest talents. Four warriors return home from battle to a world that may no longer recognise them. What does their return mean for those there to greet them?


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