Blue in the Face


1h 30m 1995

Brief Synopsis

This return to Auggie Wren's friendly neighborhood cigar store, the same locale viewers visited in "Smoke" (USA/1995), offers a series of love letters to (among other things) marriage, nicotine, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the spirit of living together and getting along in a community of colorful chara

Film Details

Also Known As
Brooklyn Boogie
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Synopsis

This return to Auggie Wren's friendly neighborhood cigar store, the same locale viewers visited in "Smoke" (USA/1995), offers a series of love letters to (among other things) marriage, nicotine, the Brooklyn Dodgers and the spirit of living together and getting along in a community of colorful characters.

Film Details

Also Known As
Brooklyn Boogie
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Comedy
Drama
Release Date
1995
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE RELEASING/MIRAMAX
Location
Brooklyn, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 30m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1995

Limited Release in United States October 13, 1995

Expanded Release in United States October 20, 1995

Expanded Release in United States October 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 3, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 11, 1996

Released in United States 1995

Released in United States February 1995

Released in United States September 1995

Released in United States September 1996

Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.

Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 20 - May 4, 1995.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 18 - June 11, 1995.

Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (out of competition) February 9-20, 1995.

Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (Opening Night) in New York City September 17-24, 1995.

Principal photography took place in two three-day shoots: July 11-13 and October 27, 28 and 31, 1994.

Completed shooting October 31, 1994.

Began shooting July 11, 1994.

"Blue in the face" is a term that refers to the art of dramatic improvisation, and the situations at the heart of this film were improvised by the actors from situations created by Wayne Wang and Paul Auster.

Limited Release in United States October 13, 1995

Expanded Release in United States October 20, 1995

Expanded Release in United States October 27, 1995

Expanded Release in United States November 3, 1995

Released in United States on Video June 11, 1996

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at American Film Market (AFM) in Los Angeles February 23 - March 3, 1995.)

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at San Francisco International Film Festival April 20 - May 4, 1995.)

Released in United States Fall October 13, 1995

Released in United States 1995 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 18 - June 11, 1995.)

Released in United States February 1995 (Shown at Berlin International Film Festival (out of competition) February 9-20, 1995.)

Released in United States September 1995 (Shown at Independent Feature Film Market (IFFM) (Opening Night) in New York City September 17-24, 1995.)

Released in United States September 1996 (Shown in New York City (Anthology Film Archives) as part of program "Best of the Indies" September 5-15, 1996.)