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Benjamin Smoke (2000)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Benjamin Dickerson ...
Himself (as Benjamin)
Tim Campion ...
Smoke Perkussion
Brian Halloran ...
Smoke Cello
Coleman Lewis ...
Smoke Guitar
Bill Taft ...
Smoke Trumpet / Banjo
...
Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Deacon Lunchbox ...
Himself (archive footage)
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What is the sound of the queer southern blues?

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$6,183 (USA) (21 July 2000)

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$36,807 (USA) (5 January 2001)
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The Music Is The Thing
25 September 2003 | by (Commerce, GA) – See all my reviews

Whether or not you are interested in the ramblings of a Southern drag queen there is something special in this movie. It is the music. The songs performed by the group Smoke during this movie are great works of art. The songs are performed with a simple sincerity that rivals Hank Williams, The Velvet Underground, Johnny Cash and anybody else that ever sang about the human condition. This movie is worth seeking out.


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