Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he keeps smoking and Madonna acts as a Singing Telegram.

  1. Paul Auster

    Director, Writer

  2. Wayne Wang

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Harvey Keitel

    Harvey Keitel

    Auggie Wren

  2. Lou Reed

    Lou Reed

    Man with Strange Glasses

  3. Michael J. Fox

    Michael J. Fox

    Pete Maloney

  4. Roseanne Barr

    Roseanne Barr


  5. Lily Tomlin

    Lily Tomlin

    Waffle eater

Full Cast & Crew

Blue in the Face
Blue in the Face



Status Released

Release Information

  • September 15, 1995


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 23m

Budget $2,000,000.00

Revenue $1,275,000.00



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