Coffee’s Just an Excuse, Cinema’s the Muse!
Directors: Wayne Wang, Paul Auster
Cast: Harvey Keitel, William Hurt, Giancarlo Esposito
Germany, USA, Japan; 112’, 1995, color
English with Turkish subtitles
A film about time, place and transience from writer Paul Auster and director Wayne Wang. Auggie Wren (Harvey Keitel) runs a tobacconist on an intersection in Brooklyn, providing a haven from the hustle and flow for his coterie of peculiar customers. Every morning he takes a photograph from the same spot outside. Every day a network of strangers grows more familiar. Every night Tom Waits reminds us, ‘You’re innocent when ya dream’. A Jarmuschian treat for fans of Auster, Waits and photography.