Directors: John Michael McCarthy
Writers: John Michael McCarthy
Review by: projectcyclops
Rating: 1 out of 10
Oh, Cigarette Girl! I was so looking forward to watching you. I got up early, eagerly skipped to the cinema like a big girl, sat in the back row and opened my notebook. Nothing could have prepared me for how bad you are. Nothing. The festival buzz around this film was big, with the awesome premise of future smokers having been segregated from the rest of society and living in ghettos, while gangsters illegally trade cigarettes for cash, drugs and favours. Cigarette Girl is part of this world, but decides after a death in her family to quit. Quit smoking, quit gang life, and quit all the hard and hateful things in her life. The cinema was packed for the press screening - near empty by the end.
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