Theatrical Release Poster
|Directed by||Wayne Wang, Paul Auster|
|Produced by||Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Hisami Kuroiwa|
|Written by||Paul Auster|
Harold Perrineau Jr.,
|Release date(s)||June 9, 1995|
|Running time||112 minutes|
|Followed by||Blue in the Face|
Smoke is an American independent movie released in 1995. It was produced by Hisami Kuroiwa, Harvey Weinstein and Bob Weinstein. It was directed by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster. Auster also wrote the screenplay.
The movie follows the lives of several characters. Their lives are connected because they are all customers at a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The store manager is the main character, Auggie (Harvey Keitel). In the movie, the Brooklyn Cigar Co. was on the corner of 16th Street and Prospect Park West.
Blue in the Face was the next movie by the same directors. It follows the lives of some of the same characters and new characters join the story.
- Silver Bear (Wayne Wang) Berlin International Film Festival, 1995
- Danish Film Critics Bodil Award for Best American Film, 1995
- German Film Award for Best Foreign Film, 1995
- Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay (Paul Auster), 1995