Benjamin Smoke

Benjamin Smoke

DVD

Overview

Jem Cohen directed this documentary about an artist, musician, and free spirit known as "Benjamin" (no last name), which has been given a well-executed release on this DVD. Benjamin Smoke has been transferred to disc in the full-frame aspect ratio of 1.33:1, and the audio has been mastered in Dolby Digital Stereo. The narration and interviews are in English, with no multiple language options. This edition also includes 45 minutes of additional footage, including musical performances by Vic Chesnutt and Cat Power, while the disc's booklet includes an essay and photos from director Cohen.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/21/2003
UPC: 0082354000424
Original Release: 2000
Rating: NR
Source: Plexifilm
Region Code: 0
Time: 1:58:00

Special Features

45 minutes of added footage, including never-before-seen performances of songs about Benjamin by Cat Power and Vic Chesnutt (with T. Griffin and Catherine McRae); Booklet with directors' essay and additional photographs

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits

Technical Credits
Jem Cohen Director,Cinematographer,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter,Sound/Sound Designer
Pete Sillen Director,Cinematographer,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter,Sound/Sound Designer
Sarah Cawley Cinematographer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Intro/Cabbagetown [9:51]
2. Cops at Shows [3:21]
3. Origins/UFO's/Thief [6:24]
4. Shut-In [1:05]
5. Saphire Is Your Color (Blue Dress No. 1) [2:40]
6. Still Alive [7:03]
7. Beautiful and Difficult [1:54]
8. Hot Pearl Buttons [1:35]
9. Clermont Lounge/Majestic Diner [2:06]
10. Blue Dress No. 2 [4:49]
11. Real World of Real [5:55]
12. Beeper Will [6:30]
13. Variety Playhouse Show [3:39]
14. Limbo [1:51]
15. New Neighborhood [4:00]
16. In Memory [7:27]
17. End Credits [2:01]
18. Last Show [1:08]

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