Blue in the Face (1995)

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  • Brooklyn Boogie Alternative


Collection of barely connected scenes and characters stitched together with videotaped comments from a cross-section of Brooklyn residents. Based on SMOKE. Film centres on a Brooklyn Cigar store, owned by Vinnie, who is about to sell the store. His long-suffering wife makes a play for Auggie, the manager of the store. Scenes include a singing telegram girl and a street party for Brooklyn residents. Scenes created by Wayne Wang, Paul Auster and the cast.

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