Paterson is a 2016 internationally co-produced drama film directed by Jim Jarmusch. The movie stars Adam Driver, Golshifteh Farahani, Helen-Jean Arthur. It was selected to compete for the Palme d’Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. At Cannes the film won the Palm Dog Award. It had its North American premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Plot: Paterson is a bus driver and poet from the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Every day follows much the same pattern. After work, he returns home, has dinner with his wife Laura and walks his dog to the bar for just the one beer. Laura urges him to make copies of his lovely observational verse, but he never seems to get around to it. Eventually a small disaster threatens to shatter their idyll.
The film is scheduled to be released in France on December 21.