Paterson (2016)

7.5 / Rated by 2 people

118 min.
Plot  The film shows one week, beginning with Monday, in the life of Paterson, a bus driver from the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Every day follows much the same pattern: Paterson gets up early and goes to drive his bus, where he listens to the passengers talking and, during pauses, writes poetry in a notebook he is carrying with him. When he comes home after work he takes Marvin, his wife's dog, out for a walk and makes a stop at his bar for a beer, where he observes the other patrons and the owner, Doc (Barry Shabaka Henley), interacting.

His wife Laura loves his poems and has urged him for a long time to publish them or at least make copies. He finally gives in and promises to go to the copy shop on the weekend. But when the weekend arrives and Paterson and Laura come home from an evening out, they find that Marvin has shredded his notebook, destroying all of his poetry.

The next day, a dejected Paterson goes out for a walk and sits down at his favorite site, the Great Fall...



Adam Driver
Masatoshi Nagase
Japanese Poet
Kara Hayward
Female Student
Jared Gilman
Male Student
Method Man
Method Man
Sterling Jerins
Young Poet


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Release Dates

United States




Onur rated Paterson (2016) with 7.0 stars / 03.04.2017

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