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Genres: Comedy
Actors: Lou Reed , Michael J. Fox , Roseanne , Mel Gorham , Jim Jarmusch , Lily Tomlin , Jared Harris , Giancarlo Esposito , Malik Yoba , José Zúñiga , Victor Argo , Stephen Gevedon , The John Lurie National Orchestra , Madonna , Sharif Rashed
Director: Paul Auster , Wayne Wang
Country: United States
Year: 1995
IMDB Rating: 6.5/10 (5823 votes)

Wayne Wang’s follow-up movie to Smoke presents a series of improvisational situations strung together to form a pastiche of Brooklyn’s diverse ethnicity, offbeat humor, and essential humanity. Many of the same characters inhabiting Auggie Wren’s Brooklyn Cigar Store in Smoke return here to expound on their philosophy of smoking, relationships, baseball, New York, and Belgian Waffles. Most of all, this is a movie about living life, off-the-cuff.

Film Review

After filming Smoke, director Wayne Wang and writer Paul Auster (along with most of the crew and cast from that movie) decided to improvise some kind of tribute to the Brooklyn district. So we find the same tobacconist’s in the same street-corner, and managed by the same guy (Harvey Keitel). Surrealist reflexions, small talks, and some of the freaks/weirdos that make up the Brooklyn "fauna". Auster and Wang invited to take part in this "hobby" some of their friends, such as Jim Jarmusch, Lou Reed, Roseanne, and Madonna in person. Take it or leave it. I don’t think they made this movie with any pretension in particular but to have fun, and improvise. So don’t you think you’ll find here sort of a masterpiece, nor the biggest script ever, ’cause you won’t.It has some acid and lucid sequences, and lots of witty dialogues… and for the non-americans Blue In The Face is such a good way to know about Brooklyn’s ways of life and history. That’s all. My rate: 7/10

I have founded this semi—documentary about the Brooklynian way of life from an ordinary man's POV rather amusing and compelling—and very sarcastic and mordant; it's studded with vaguely familiar faces (whose identities are mostly unknown to me, as I am not a frequenter of the culture in cause—the Jarmusch/ Madonna brands …). The movie is, as I suggested, ironic—yet _unconclusively so. It is unassuming, sometimes funny, and Mel Gorham is very sexy. On the other hand, it's not too intense or particularly successful at seizing the hidden life of Brooklyn. It has the intelligent, not really intellectual or particularly inspired look of other similar attempts—like some Mamet outings …. It's not insightful or meaningful—but funny, light, enjoyable. It is also cruel and merciless in exposing empty lives—people to whom the Dodgers' leaving was the most important thing in their lives, etc., insipid, lifeless existences, withered …


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