UHACC : Tobacco

 

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  • Unknown author (2010)
    Sex and the City: No Ifs, And or Butts / Season 3, Episode 5 (2000, USA) by Darren Star Main Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker; Kim Cattral; Company: HBO This sitcom is about four women bachelors in New York, who talk about their sex life and what it means to be a woman at the end of the 20th century. Scene: tobacco, female, cigarette, in company, social problem, USA 0:12:42-0:13:30: tobacco Carrie sits together with her date Aidan on some staircases. She starts to smoke. He is surprised that Carrie smokes. As a reaction Carrie throws the cigarette away. Clip: 417
  • Unknown author (2010)
    Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (2008, D) from Uli Edel Main Cast: Martina Gedeck; Moritz Bleibtreu Company: Constantin Film Produktionen The movie tells the story of an extreme-left terrorist group in the Germany of the 1970s. Scene: tobacco, male, D, cigars, in company 0:20:35-0:21:42: tobacco During a trial two of the terrorists are smugly smoking cigars. Clip: 416
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Match Point (2005, USA) by Woody Allen Main actors: Jonathan Rhys Meyers; Alexander Armstrong; Company: BBC Films Chris quits his tennis career and becomes a tennis instructor in posh club in London. There he makes friends with Tom and marries his sister. But he falls in love with Tom’s girlfriend and has to make the decision with which woman he wants to stay. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes alcohol nontransgressive in company 0:04:27-0:05:31: tobacco Chris and Tom sit together after a match and have a small beer. They discuss music and opera in a very sophisticated manner. Tom is smoking a cigarette. Clip: 402
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Coffee and Cigarettes (2003, USA) by Jim Jarmusch Main Cast: Robert Benigni; Bill Murray; Company: Asmik Ace Entertainment The movie consists of eleven short stories, each involving cigarettes and coffee. In every story coffee stands for solidarity and in each story they chinking coffee cups like one do with alcoholic drinks. Also smoking is despite some conversation about unhealthy smoking depicted very positively and in nearly every story a sign for solidarity. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes nontransgressive in company 0:15:34-0:17:15: tobacco There is a pack of cigarettes on Iggy’s and Tom’s table. Iggy says that someone has probably forgotten it there. Then Iggy and Tom discuss that they have stopped smoking and how good it is. Now that they have stopped, Tom concludes they can smoke. Both smoke a cigarette and enjoy it very much. On the one hand, there seem to be a real pleasure by smoking. On the other side, there is also the constrain depicted, as Tom and Iggy smoke, although they both agreed how good it is not to smoke. Hence the audience will see it as loss of control and consequently addiction. Clip: 136
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Catch me if you can (2002, USA) by Steven Spielberg Main Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio; Tom Hanks; Company: Dream Works High-School student Frank Abagnale Jr. admires his father, although he has problems with the tax office. Because of these economical problems Frank’s parents argue a lot and finally they divorce. Frank starts to use counterfeit cheques, pretends to be a pilot and a doctor. In the end Frank gets caught by the police in Paris, with over 4 millions dollars cheated. Frank makes a deal with the FBI and works as an expert of cheque forgery. Scene: tobacco female adults adolescent or children cigarettes nontransgressive solitary Frank has to attend a public school, as his parents do not have any more the money to pay for his private one. Frank’s mother brings him with the car. She smokes, but Frank takes the cigarette and complains that she has promised to stop. Clip: 16 (Addictions 4)
  • Rusalka 
    Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Rusalka (2007, RU) by Anna Melikian Main Cast: Mariya Shalayeva; Yevgeni Tsyganov; Company: Central Partnership Film, inspired by famous fairy-tail, tells the story of Alice. Alice is a wonder-girl – she can magically influence the future. At the same time she is a looser. With 18 years she goes to Moscow to find her life’s chances. In the big city she collides into new troubles. She falls in love, but unfortunately the boy does not feel the same towards her. Scene: tobacco female adults cigarettes transgressive in company 1:13:30-1:15:07: tobacco Alice meets Rita, who proposes to attract the man Alice loves by making a symbolic ritual: smoking a cigarette with the name of the beloved person written on it. Clip: 376
  • Odissey 
    Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Odissey (1989, RU) by Ilia Chotinenko Denis, a young guy, moves from his village to the city to continue his education and find a job. In the city he meets his elder brother, who has to show him the city life. But the brother seems to be a bad guy, as he is a gangster. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes nontransgressive in company 0:07:30-0:08:12: tobacco The two brothers are going down some rail tracks. The elder proposes to smoke. Clip: 377
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954) by Mark Robson Main Cast: William Holden and Grace Kelly Company: Paramount Pictures Set during the Korean War, a Navy fighter pilot Harry Brubaker must come to terms with his own ambivalence towards the war and the fear of having to bomb a set of highly defended bridges. The film praises patriotism, masculinity and moral fortitude, which all reach their culmination in the grim end of this war drama. Several scenes of this film are accompanied with alchol and cigarettes. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes nontransgressive in company Soldiers are getting instructions of the operation of bombing the bridges of Toko-Ri. Doesn't smoking underline their masculinity in this scene? Clip: 65H (Addictions 1)
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Killing Zoe (1993, USA) by Roger Avary Main Cast: Eric Stoltz Company: Davis Films Zed, a thief and specialist in opening safes has been invited by his friend Eric to Paris. There they want to rob the Federal Reserve of France. In comparison to Zed, Eric and his gang are very brutal and they do not manage to prevent the alarm. The robbery ends in blood shed. Zoe, who is working at the bank, saved zed. Zoe is also a call girl, who met Zed on one of her “jobs”. Scene: tobacco mixed adults cigarettes nontransgressive in company 0:13:40-0:17:26: tobacco In this scene Zed is sharing a cigarette with Zoe after having sex. This tobacco use is rather not seen as addiction. Clip: 226
  • Platoon 
    Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Platoon (1986, USA) by Oliver Stone Main Cast: Charlie Sheen, Willem DaFoe Company: Cinema 86 The movie is about an American platoon in the Vietnam War. The main character is Chris who enlisted himself out of idealistic reasons. The film shows the horrors of war, where oneself and the comrades can become a more dangerous enemy than the VC. Scene: gambling alcohol male adults beer or cider strong tobacco cigarettes in company cards nontransgressive 0:32:44-0:33:57: alcohol/smoking/gambling In this scene Sgt. Barnes and his squad sits together drinking, smoking and playing cards. The platoon’s lieutenant comes around to check his soldiers’ morale. Barnes offers the lieutenant to play, but he refuses. Here drinking, smoking and gambling serves as a kind of group cohesion. Soldiers are together, but the officers, although trying to appear normal and casual still stay outside the group of normal soldiers. Clip: 265 Notes: ME: 2007-08-23: The two parties at base-camp symbolize also the two different squads: Elias’ squad, which does its job at war, but tries to keep up to some values, have a “fun-party”. In comparison Barnes’ squad, just sit, drink, and gamble, showing not much fun while doing this – this squad also commits war crimes.
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Flashdance (1983, USA) by Adrian Lyne Main Cast: Jennifer Beals Company: Paramount Pictures The movie is about Alex. She is 18 years old, works as a welder on daytime and as a dancer during the night. She wants to become a ballet dancer. She falls in love with the foreman Nick, who manages to arrange an audition for her. Scene: tobacco female adults cigarettes nontransgressive solitary 1:18:22-1:19:07: smoking Shortly before this scene Alex has learned that Hanna her mentor has died. In the scene we can see her sadly sitting at her flat, walking around and smoking. Sad music is playing. There is not any talking. Smoking is here presented as something like a friend. It will be seen as addiction – normally someone, who smokes is seeing as addicted. There is no idea of such thing as a social smoker. Clip: 168
  • Odissey 
    Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Odissey (1989, RU) by Ilia Chotinenko Denis, a young guy, moves from his village to the city to continue his education and find a job. In the city he meets his elder brother, who has to show him the city life. But the brother seems to be a bad guy, as he is a gangster. Scene: tobacco mixed adults cigarettes nontransgressive in company 0:15:08-0:16:13: tobacco The older brother takes Denis to a bar to meet his friends. Clip: 378
  • Halloween 
    Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Halloween (1978, USA) by John Carpenter Main Cast: Donald Pleasence; Jamie Lee Curtis Company: Compass International Pictures A psychotic murderer returns to his hometown on Halloween and kills teenagers. Scene: tobacco female adolescent or children cigarettes nontransgressive in company 0:19:35-0:20:27: tobacco On the way back from school two girls share a cigarette. This will be seen as addiction, as there is seldom a distinction between social and pathological smoking. One who smokes is addicted. Clip: 200
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    20 sigaret (2007, RU) by Alexandr Gornovskiy Main Cast: Oskar Kuchera; Iliya Lyubimov; Company: Paradise Group The film presents one day in the life of a Russian yuppie-manager of a big advertising agency. During this day he smokes a package of cigarettes. With every cigarette and every minute the speed of his life is hasting, making him choose between success and dignity, his friend and his business. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes transgressive solitary 1:16:20-1:17:55: tobacco Early morning. Ilias has to make the decision between his friend and himself. He has to decide, who stays in the company with a higher position, and who will be laid off. Clip: 375
  • Sosiologian laitos; Department of Sociology; Sociologiska institutionen (2008)
    Goodfellas (1990, USA) by Martin Scorsese Main Cast: Robert DeNiro, Ray Liotta Company: Warner Bros. Henry Hill becomes a rich gangster. In the end he testifies against his former gangster fellows. Scene: tobacco male adults cigarettes alcohol nontransgressive solitary 2nd disc 0:29:43:0:30:59: alcohol/gambling/tobacco Henry and some friends gamble together. They drink and smoke. Someone is telling “jokes”. This scene shows heavy alcohol consumption. But as everybody laughs and seems to enjoy the evening it will not be considered addiction. Clip: 198