History Film / Smoke

24th Mar '18 12:28:36 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* GenreSavvy: Auggie correctly guesses the money Rashid gives to him (to make up for what he did; see NiceJobBreakingItHero below) is probably stolen.
27th Jan '18 4:30:33 PM Mdumas43073
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'''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Creator/HaroldPerrineau, Creator/AshleyJudd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

Followed by a spin-off movie, ''Blue in the Face''.

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'''''Smoke''''' ''Smoke'' is a 1995 SliceOfLife film directed by Wayne Wang, starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Creator/HaroldPerrineau, Creator/AshleyJudd Creator/AshleyJudd, and Creator/ForestWhitaker. Creator/ForestWhitaker.

It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

Followed later that year by a spin-off movie, ''Blue in the Face''.
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25th May '17 10:32:25 PM lipranzer
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'''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Creator/HaroldPerrineau, Ashley Judd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

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'''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Creator/HaroldPerrineau, Ashley Judd Creator/AshleyJudd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.
22nd Dec '14 11:41:44 AM lipranzer
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* DeadpanSnarker: Paul and Rashid.
22nd Dec '14 11:16:55 AM lipranzer
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* TheMatchmaker: Rashid asks a bookstore clerk out for Paul.
5th Dec '14 8:16:45 AM Patachou
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* WaxingLyrical: When Auggie hears Rashid has just turned 17, he starts trying to sing "[[Creator/FrankSinatra It was a Very Good Year]]" before giving up.

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* WaxingLyrical: When Auggie hears Rashid has just turned 17, he starts trying to sing "[[Creator/FrankSinatra "[[Music/FrankSinatra It was a Very Good Year]]" before giving up.
15th Aug '14 7:08:42 AM nelec
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'''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Ashley Judd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

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'''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Creator/HaroldPerrineau, Ashley Judd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.
26th Mar '14 5:37:12 PM eroock
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* HeyItsThatGuy: [[Series/BreakingBad Gus Fring]] is one of the hangers-on at Auggie's shop, and [[Series/MadMen Lane Pryce]] works for Auggie.
** [[Series/HomicideLifeOnTheStreet Bo Felton's estranged wife]] is the bookstore clerk Rashid and Paul ask out.
** [[Series/{{Fame}} Coco]] (or, if you prefer, [[Series/VeronicaMars Alicia Fennel]]) is Cyrus' second wife.
** [[Series/NewYorkUndercover Detective Williams]] is the Creeper.
26th Mar '14 5:36:24 PM eroock
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''Smoke'' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Ashley Judd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

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''Smoke'' '''''Smoke''''' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Ashley Judd and Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.



* WaxingLyrical: When Auggie hears Rashid has just turned 17, he starts trying to sing "[[Creator/FrankSinatra It was a Very Good Year]]" before giving up.

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* WaxingLyrical: When Auggie hears Rashid has just turned 17, he starts trying to sing "[[Creator/FrankSinatra It was a Very Good Year]]" before giving up.up.
* WhiteMansBurden: Paul helping Rashid to reconcile with his father.
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1st Feb '14 1:26:18 PM m8e
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''Smoke'' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Ashley Judd and Forest Whitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.

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''Smoke'' is a SliceOfLife film starring Creator/WilliamHurt, Creator/HarveyKeitel, Stockard Channing, Harold Perrineau, Ashley Judd and Forest Whitaker.Creator/ForestWhitaker. It centers on Paul Benjamin (Hurt), a writer still mourning the loss of his wife, Rashid (Perrineau), a street kid who saves Paul's life one day, Auggie Wren (Keitel), owner of the cigar store Paul frequents, Ruby (Channing), Auggie's ex-girlfriend, and Cyrus (Whitaker), Rashid's biological father.
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