6.8/10 (IMDB)

Smoking Causes Coughing

1h 17m Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
Smoking Causes Coughing
Smoking Causes Coughing

About

A wildly inventive new comedy from Quentin Dupieux (MANDIBLES, RUBBER), that follows the misadventures of a team of five superheroes known as the Tobacco Force. After a devastating battle against a diabolical giant turtle, the Tobacco Force is sent on a mandatory weekly-long retreat to straitened the group. It goes well until the Emperor of Evil decides to annihilate planet Earth.

Director

Quentin Dupieux

Cast

Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Lacoste, Anaïs Demoustier

Rating

Not Rated

Year

2023

Country

France

Language

French


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Reviews

  • "The director’s stories know how to take extreme violence and turn it into sarcasm and comedy, often using inanimate objects to reflect humanity’s shortcomings."
    - Deadline Hollywood Daily
  • "The director’s stories know how to take extreme violence and turn it into sarcasm and comedy, often using inanimate objects to reflect humanity’s shortcomings."
    - Deadline Hollywood Daily
  • "Relive the golden era of Saturday morning television with Quentin Dupieux’s latest cinematic oddity of weirdly charming science-fiction."
    - THN
  • "Quentin Dupieux has a very strange and imaginative mind and SMOKING CAUSES COUGHING is a goofy and fun extension of that mind."
    - Reeling Reviews
  • "Everyone gets the joke, which feels impossible."
    - ScullyVision
  • "Fun, witty, and endearing."
    - Caimán Cuadernos de Cine
  • "Managing to balance camp and social commentary, this movie is much more than just a weird movie with buckets of blood, rubber monsters, and a talking rat."
    - But Why Tho? A Geek Community
  • "Absolutely entertaining and ingenious, Dupieux's disparate imagination doesn't expire."
    - Espinof

Festivals

  • Vienna Int'l Film Festival
  • Cannes Film Festival
  • Singapore Int'l Film Festival
  • Leiden Int'l Film Festival
  • Tokyo Int'l Film Festival
  • Jerusalem Film Festival
  • Vancouver Film Festival
  • Film Festival Ghent
  • Film Festival Cologne
  • Monclair Film Festival
  • Mar de Plata Film Festival
  • and more...