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Humboldt County

Rating:R (for drug content and language throughout)
Genre:Comedy, Drama
Release Date:September 26, 2008
Running time:97 minutes
Cast:Fairuza Balk, Peter Bogdanovich, Frances Conroy, Madison Davenport, Brad Dourif
Director:Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs
Producer:Jason Weiss
Writer:Darren Grodsky, Danny Jacobs
Distributor:Magnolia Pictures

Description: Located on the far North Coast of California and on the margins of society is a region nicknamed "The Lost Coast" but geographically known as Humboldt County. It is there, amongst the state's breathtaking Redwood forests that marijuana farmers co-exist peacefully within the rural community. It is there that Peter Hadley, a promising but tightly-wound UCLA med student, finds himself stranded when he's deposited at the multi-generational family home of the free-spirited Bogart, following a drunken one-night stand. Frustrated and disillusioned with his life after his professor/father fails him on an important exam, the unworldly Peter at first rejects the welcoming yet eccentric pot-smoking strangers, along with their eclectic group of friends and fellow farmers, but soon allows himself to be embraced by their ideals and begins to see life a bit clearer: despite the smoke.

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