About the film
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Release Date: June 09, 1995
|Slogan||:||«Where there's smoke... there's laughter!»|
|Director||:||Wayne Wang, Paul Auster|
|Producers||:||Bob Weinstein, Harvey Weinstein, Diana Phillips, Peter Newman, Hisami Kuroiwa, Satoru Iseki, Kenzo Horikoshi, Greg Johnson, Shoko Kimizuka|
Writer Paul Benjamin is nearly hit by a bus when he leaves Auggie Wren's smoke shop. Stranger Rashid Cole saves his life, and soon middle-aged Paul tells homeless Rashid that he wouldn't mind a short-term housemate. Still grieving over his wife's murder, Paul is moved by both Rashid's quest to reconnect with his father and Auggie's discovery that a woman who might be his daughter is about to give birth.