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A Beautiful and Ironic Melange

An excellent film. Filled with truth, beauty, humanity and the comedy of real life.

McElwee has put together just the right blend of family and local history, personal commentary and anecdotes on the allure, pleasures and downside of both tobacco and filmmaking.


If so many men, so many minds, certainly so many hearts, so many kinds of love.
~ L. Tolstoy