Cigarette Soup

Synopsis: A young aspiring journalist gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is embedded with a small band of American soldiers during the height of the war in Afghanistan. After a surprise attack, they become separated from their unit and find themselves trapped in an insurgent bunker, surrounded on all sides by the enemy. During their time together, the journalist is able to interview these brave soldiers and uncover who they are, where they come from and their unique personal path they have taken. He finds that in the face of terror, there is still kindness and hope, even in the worst face of humanity.
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Director(s): Damian Voerg
  1 win & 1 nomination.
 
IMDB:
3.1
TV-14
Year:
2017
108 min
6 Views

Oh, hey there, buddy.

Hey, what's going on?

What are you up to?

That's your question?

You a big-time reporter man,

that's what you come up with?

All right, fine.

How many drinks have you had?

What are you,

like six deep right now?

Too many.

Where's your imaginary

girlfriend?

-Oh, ah-ha-ha ha-ha.

-What's her name, Sarah?

Give me that thing.

Ah ha! Now the tables

have turned.

It's my turn

to make you squirm.

How about you start

by telling us a little bit

about yourself?

I hate you.

Uh, what do you wanna know?

My name is Sam Grady.

I'm from Greenville, Ohio,

population closing in

on 15,000.

Uh... I'm a reporter

for our local news station,

channel one.

-There, you happy?

-Why are we all here?

Well, I think you're here

to wish me luck,

send me off in style.

At least I hope so.

Oh, where are you going?

I recently volunteered

to document the war

in Afghanistan.

I've been assigned

to a specific army unit,

and I'm gonna be following

those guys around

for the next few months.

-That's a brave thing

you're doing.

-Thanks.

Why are you doing that?

It's something

that needs to be done.

And I wanna show

all of you out there

who these guys really are,

and not just

what you see on TV,

but who they are right here.

And this woman right here

put this whole shindig together

to send me off the right way.

Isn't that right?

She's the world's

greatest woman.

The most bestest mom.

-Sam, not now, okay?

-Come on, mom.

Say something

into the camera.

-I can't.

-Mom!

Come on, mom.

So here I am.

It's my third official day

in Afghanistan.

Whoo!

The weather has been

insanely hot.

Windy, but hot.

The nights have been freezing.

I've been practicing

digging my fighting hole

from when we're out

in the desert and we need

to catch some shut eye.

But I guess if we're

in the middle of combat,

not gonna be much time

for sleeping anyways.

So, right now, we're all riding

in the back of an old

piece of shit pick-up truck.

We're on our way

to a foot patrol.

It's as good

as it gets, baby.

- It's as good as it gets.

- I guess so.

So we're still on our F.O.B.

- "Fob", dude.

- Fob?

-Fob.

-Fob.

Okay, so we're still

on our fob,

driving to the end

of the wire.

We're gonna get picked up

by an mrap.

They're gonna drive us

approximately 10 miles.

From there we're gonna start

the foot patrol.

I guess, from what

they're saying,

we're gonna be out there

for about six hours.

That's gonna be well

into the night.

My very first foot patrol.

Can't wait.

This has gotta be

the coolest thing

I've ever seen.

I mean, look

at these people,

their houses--

it's amazing.

It's so different than home.

You think this is weird,

check out lennie's cock.

That thing's like a f*cking

science project.

That's true.

Oh, I'm good, thanks.

Man, you call it weird,

i call it unique.

That's like telling

a fat chick she's got...

- Go f*ck yourself.

- Oh!

Could you imagine being able

to actually f*ck yourself?

I would just f*ck myself

whenever I liked.

How would that even work?

I'd f*cking stick

my dick in my own asshole.

I don't know,

shut the f*ck up.

Easy boy.

You're gonna scare Geraldo up in the front seat.

Yo, Geraldo, who's dick

did you have to suck

- to ride shotgun, anyway?

- For real.

I give a pretty mean bj

to somebody riding up there,

and I've never

gotten to ride shotgun.

Oh, my god, you guys always

make gay comments.

Yeah, pretty much.

Hey, do you wanna shut

your f*cking hole

back there, please?

Jesus Christ.

All right, let's take five.

All right, men,

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