Over time, fantasies change, but what would cinema be without these mythical images of men and women bathing in clouds of smoke as sexy as they are enigmatic?
What would cinema be without these mythical images of men and women bathing in clouds of smoke as sexy as they are enigmatic? It was an integral part of the scenario, encouraging the imagination to escape as much into the clouds as into the darkness according to desire or need.
Smoking made us feel like a star. Imitate every facial expression in order to be either a tough, rebellious like a Clint Eastwood or James Dean. Or more delicately, pouting like a Marilyn Monroe or a Liza Minelli. If we didn't have the talent, at least we had the scent.
Unfortunately, it had become impossible for us to see an entire film as our addiction was solicited by lighting a cigarette every 5 minutes ...
This has had the effect of promoting cigarettes to the point that studies have shown that 37% of teenage smokers in the United States, have become so through mimicry towards their idol. Nearly 6 million young people have become addicted to tobacco.
The Evin law came to sweep away these images in order to put an end to " to the pernicious marketing strategies of the taba manufacturersc According to The League against Cancer.
This being done, we had to find a solution, all that smoke was missing. We see our images blur again. Thick vapors produce crossfades that would have made David Lynch green with jealousy in his famous " Wild at Heart ».
The vape is now available in cinema, series, through actors and actresses as well known as at the time but today with an electronic cigarette. Everything can be expressed anew, with material of the most beautiful effect and suitable for all scenes.
Provided that the 26,3% of young French people aged 15 who are regular smokers and all the others for that matter, are following suit and following in the footsteps of a healthier life while remaining rebellious!
Could Lucky Luke have been tempted by the vape? Probably ! But Morris took the initiative to wean him off by replacing the legendary cowboy's famous butt with a twig, starting in 1983.