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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Roberto Benigni
Cate Blanchett
Steve Buscemi
Steve Coogan
Alfred Molina
Bill Murray
Iggy Pop
Tom Waits
Jack White
Meg White
GZA
RZA
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Jim Jarmusch
Screenwriters
Jim Jarmusch
Running Time
96 minutes

Coffee and Cigarettes
Jarmusch gives us another of his 'vignette' films. Very welcome it is, too.


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Plot
Starting life as a Saturday Night Live sketch in 1986, Jim Jarmusch's compendium of 11 short films sees characters shoot the shit while fuelled by caffeine and nicotine.


Verdict
One for the Jarmusch faithful perhaps, but at its best this anthology is as stimulating and addictive as its title. Like a cinematic concept album, there are some middling tracks – but when it hits, it's terrific.


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