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Blue in the Face (1995)

R
83 min | Comedy

Wayne Wang's follow-up movie to Smoke (1995) 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 ...See moreWayne Wang's follow-up movie to Smoke (1995) 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 (1995) return here to expound on their philosophy of smoking, relationships, baseball, New York City, and Belgian Waffles. Most of all, this is a movie about living life, off-the-cuff. Written by Tad Dibbern See less
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Paul Auster (situations) | Wayne Wang (situations)
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$ 2,000,000
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$ 1,275,999
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Oct 13, 1995 (United States)

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6.7 / 10 | 8,336 votes