Coffee and Cigarettes

Coffee and Cigarettes

Director: Jim Jarmusch Cast: Roberto Benigni, Steven Wright, Joie Lee

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Overview

Jim Jarmusch's black-and-white feature Coffee and Cigarettes contains three vignettes originally released as short films along with separate yet somewhat related sketches. As the title suggests, most of the vignettes involve famous people smoking cigarettes and drinking coffee. The first, "Coffee and Cigarettes," is a six-minute short from 1986 starring Stephen Wright and Roberto Benigni. The 1989 installment, "Memphis Version," stars Steve Buscemi, Joie Lee, and Cinqué Lee. The award-winning 1993 segment, "Somewhere in California," stars musicians Iggy Pop and Tom Waits. The remaining sketches include Cate Blanchett performing a duel role, a conversation with Bill Murray and members of the Wu-Tang Clan, and Alfred Molina and British television actor Steve Coogan as themselves. In its full-length version form, Coffee and Cigarettes was shown at the 2003 Venice Film Festival.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/21/2004
UPC: 0883904126492
Original Release: 2003
Source: Mgm (Video & Dvd)

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Roberto Benigni Actor
Steven Wright Actor
Joie Lee Actor
Cinqué Lee Actor
Steve Buscemi Actor
Iggy Pop Actor
Tom Waits Actor
Joe Rigano Actor
Vinny Vella Actor
Renee French Actor
E. J. Rodriguez Actor
Alex Descas Actor
Isaach de Bankolé Actor
Cate Blanchett Actor
Meg White Actor
Jack White Actor
Alfred Molina Actor
Steve Coogan Actor
GZA Actor
RZA Actor
Bill Murray Actor
Bill Rice Actor
Taylor Mead Actor

Technical Credits
Jim Jarmusch Director,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter
Dan Bishop Production Designer
Tom DiCillo Cinematographer
Frederick Elmes Cinematographer
Mark Friedberg Production Designer
Tom Jarmusch Production Designer
Terry Katz Editor
Jason Kliot Producer
Ellen Kuras Cinematographer
Melody London Editor
Gretchen McGowan Co-producer
Robby Müller Cinematographer
Jay Rabinowitz Editor
Stacey Smith Co-producer
Joana Vicente Producer

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Coffee and Cigarettes 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Unique and funny, not for the easily distracted movie goer. However, for a film to be entertaining with just dialogue is rare. It reminds of me of something shown at the art house cinemas of Soho(NYC) and Santa Monica.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago