Romance & Cigarettes (USA)

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 16, 2017 |   Pre-screening performance begins at 7PM, Film begins at sundown

Romance & Cigarettes (USA)
Directed by John Turturro; 2005, 115 min.

Actor extraordinaire John Turturro directs a down-and-dirty (leave the kids at home) musical love-hate story. James Gandolfini stars as Nick Murder, a Queens construction worker and family man, who lusts after an oversexed lingerie clerk (Kate Winslet) as his seething wife (Susan Sarandon) goes on the warpath, enlisting the aid of her Elvis-wannabe cousin (Christopher Walken). Steve Buscemi plays his best friend – with hilarious cameos by Mary-Louise Parker, Aida Turturro, Bobby Cannavale, Eddie Izzard, and Elaine Stritch.

Enjoy pre-screening experimental rock music from Pat Irwin & J. Walter Hawkes and dine on classic American comfort food from Astoria-based restaurant, East Coast Foodies.

Programmed by Film Forum.

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