Coffee and Cigarettes

  • Coffee and Cigarettes
Genre : Drama
Type : Fiction
Original title :
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2002
Format : Feature
Running time : 96 (in minutes)

A feature in black and white made up of short films featuring a wide range of some of the world's most interesting artists in absurd and mind-blowing discussions about just about anything. Around a cop of coffee and cigarettes, they discuss subjects like Abbot & Costello, conspiracy theories involving Elvis Presley, 1920s Paris, how to make tea, or just a glass of water.

Jarmusch has called in old friends and favorite actors like the Italian clown Roberto Benigni, Isaach de Bankolé, Tom Waits, Iggy Pop, the GZA and the RZA from the Wu Tang Clan, just to mention a few, to make an unforgettable film that you will want to watch again, again and again.

Summary for official catalogues

New York from the arty side, but far from a film for snubs. Jarmusch's classic flic features artists like Alex "Lumumba" Descas, the Gza and the Rza and Bill Murray.


  • Arterial network
  • Media, Sports and Entertainment Group (MSE)
  • Gens de la Caraïbe
  • Groupe 30 Afrique
  • Alliance Française VANUATU
  • Zimbabwe : Culture Fund Of Zimbabwe Trust
  • RDC : Groupe TACCEMS
  • Rwanda : Positive Production
  • Togo : Kadam Kadam
  • Niger : ONG Culture Art Humanité
  • Collectif 2004 Images
  • Africultures Burkina-Faso
  • Bénincultures / Editions Plurielles
  • Africiné
  • Afrilivres

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