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Smoke / Blue in the Face (1995) - Imprint Films Limited Edition

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Genres: Comedy
Starring: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Stockard Channing, Giancarlo Esposito, Ashley Judd, and Forest Whitaker
Director: Wayne Wang
Plot Sypnosis:

Harvey Keitel stars as Augustus “Auggie” Wren, a Brooklyn Cigar Store manager, in the hilarious independent comedy Smoke, plus its sequel Blue in the Face.

Limited Edition 2-Disc Hardbox, strictly limited to 1500 copies only.

Smoke (1995) – Imprint Collection #339

A smash hit success and instant cult classic when it was released in 1995, Smoke features an incredible ensemble cast of 90s megastars including William Hurt, Stockard Channing, Giancarlo Esposito, Ashley Judd, and Forest Whitaker.

The lives of various people intertwine when a Brooklyn cigar store manager befriends them, including his long-lost ex-girlfriend, a writer, a reluctant father, and a streetwise teen.

Directed by Wayne Wang, the critically acclaimed filmmaker behind The Joy Luck Club and Chinese Box, and written by award-winning novelist Paul Auster (The Music of Chance), this beloved comedy won Best First Screenplay at the 1996 Independent Spirit Awards.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • Audio Commentary by writer Paul Auster, producers Peter Newman and Greg Johnson, and actor Harvey Keitel
  • NEW Interview with actor Harold Perrineau
  • NEW Interview editor Maysie Hoy 
  • NEW Then & Now location featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Behind The Scenes – featurette
  • B Roll
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio English DTS-HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
  • Original Aspect Ratio 1.85:1
  • Optional English HOH Subtitles

Blue In The Face (1995) – Imprint Collection #340

The popularity of cult comedy Smoke led to this instant sequel, seeing Harvey Keitel return to his role as Augustus “Auggie” Wren, alongside iconic stars Michael J. Fox, Roseanne Barr, Lou Reed, Mira Sorvino, Lily Tomlin, RuPaul, Jim Jarmusch and Madonna.

A wacky group of locals visit the neighbourhood cigar shop looking for good times and plenty of hilarious fun. But when the greedy owner threatens to close the shop for good, the neighbourhood proves they’ll do anything to save their favourite hangout. 

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • Audio Commentary by writer Paul Auster, producers Peter Newman and Greg Johnson and actor Harvey Keitel
  • NEW interview with actor Jared Harris
  • NEW interview with editor Christopher Tellefsen
  • NEW interview with producer Diana Phillips
  • A Conversation With Lou Reed
  • Archival Interview with Mel Gorham (1995) 
  • OTB Boys – outtakes
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0 Stereo

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1995
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: Limited Edition 2-Disc Hardbox, strictly limited to 1500 copies only
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Audio Formats: English DTS-HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Stereo
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH