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Ron Mann

Grass

80' - 1999 - Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Ron Mann Composer: Guido Luciani With: Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush
Marihuana was the most controversial drug of the twentieth century. Generations of musicians, students and the working population have smoked it without suffering any serious damage to their health. And yet, in most countries, the consumption of marihuana is still illegal. For decades, marihuana has been the subject of many an impassioned homage as well as state prohibition. Marihuana holds an irresistible fascination not only for dope smokers but also for officials working for the Federal Bureau of Narcotics. Using rare archive footage, which wonderfully documents anti-marihuana hysteria, and with the aid of psychedelic comic strips by the underground cartoonist Paul Mavrides, Ron Mann explains how this all came about.

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Credits

Director

Ron Mann

Composer

Guido Luciani

With

Woody Harrelson, Harry J. Anslinger, George Bush

Scenario

Solomon Vesta

Director of Photography

Robert Fresco

Editor

Robert Kennedy

Producer

Ron Mann

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1999

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