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Humboldt County -- A disillusioned medical student is stranded for a summer in a remote community of counterculture pot farmers, the last place in the world he imagined he would discover himself.
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  (in credits order)

Jeremy Strong ... Peter

Fairuza Balk ... Bogart

Peter Bogdanovich ... Professor Hadley
Vicky Monroe ... Sondra

Tarek Zohdy ... Medical Student

Lawrence Bridges ... Man in Bathroom
John Murdock ... Jazz Club Bassist
Lenny Pettinelli ... Jazz Club Pianist
B. Swislo ... Jazz Club Drummer

Brad Dourif ... Jack

Frances Conroy ... Rosie

Madison Davenport ... Charity

Chris Messina ... Max
Geoffrey Robinson ... Earl (as Geoffrey 'Lizard' Robinson)

Darren Grodsky ... Bob

Danny Jacobs ... Steve
Raylene Rhodes ... Store Clerk
Susan Hendry ... Store Patron

Elayn J. Taylor ... Zelda (as Elayn Taylor)
Toodie Boll ... Townie at the Truman House / Beach Pot Smoker
Marny Friedman ... Townie at the Truman House
Ed Martlett ... Townie at the Truman House
Michele Shoshani ... Lucy
Rick St. Charles ... Tom
Bethany Therese ... Sophie

Tomas Conlon ... Frank the Logger (as Tom Conlon)

Felix Jerry Droz ... Eddie the Logger
Isaac Mosgofian ... Mike the Logger
Roy Marin ... Harry
Jabari Morgan ... Agent Gallant
Julia Oliveira ... Agent Weiss
Jonathon Ussery ... Beach Pot Smoker (as Jonathon 'Buddah' Ussery)
Robert Wells ... Beach Pot Smoker
Brennan Burke-Martin ... Teen Beach Pot Smoker
Nathan Pierce ... Deputy Dirksen
Terry Fleshman ... Diner Waitress
William Carlson ... Bus Driver
Izora Burns ... Bus Passenger
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Yasir Ari Bey ... UCLA Student (uncredited)

Vincent De Paul ... Medical Student (uncredited)

Amanda Philipson ... Additional Voices (uncredited)

Danielle Prou ... Voice (uncredited)

Directed by
Darren Grodsky 
Danny Jacobs 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Darren Grodsky  writer
Danny Jacobs  writer

Produced by
Michael O. Gallant .... line producer
Todd Senturia .... executive producer
Jason Weiss .... producer
Original Music by
Fil Eisler  (as iZLER)
Cinematography by
Ernest Holzman 
Film Editing by
Ed Marx 
Casting by
John Jackson 
Production Design by
Freddy Naff 
Costume Design by
Amy Brownson 
Makeup Department
N. Kristine Chadwick .... makeup artist
Fiona Distefano .... additional makeup artist
Linden Tyler Glavich .... assistant hair stylist
Heather Rust .... assistant makeup
Heather Rust .... key hair stylist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Trent Dempsey .... second assistant director
Lynnette M. Myers .... first assistant director
Aline Robey .... second second assistant director
Art Department
Igor Babnic .... key swing
Natalie Brun .... art swing
Deanna de Azevedo .... set dresser
Amy Hamilton .... assistant property master
McJoel Hamilton .... property master
Noel Naff .... set designer
Sound Department
Joshua Adeniji .... foley editor
Brandon Barnts .... sound mixer
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... supervising adr editor
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... supervising dialogue editor
Samuel Ebnet Jr. .... boom operator
Brent Findley .... sound effects editor
Jason Gaya .... assistant sound editor
Judah Getz .... foley mixer
Scott Hinkley .... sound re-recording mixer
Scott Hinkley .... sound supervisor
Cody King .... supervising sound editor
Zach Michaelis .... foley artist
Andrew Morgado .... adr mixer
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor (uncredited)
Richard Kitting .... additional sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Brian Adler .... visual effects supervisor: STEELE
Monique Eissing .... digital compositor: STEELE
Tim LaValley .... title designer: main title
Jason Shulman .... visual effects: STEELE
Jerry Steele .... visual effects supervisor: STEELE
Jo Steele .... visual effects producer: STEELE
Dan Walker .... digital opticals (as Spookydan Walker)
Camera and Electrical Department
Matt Ardine .... key grip
Tiffany Aug .... second assistant camera
Collin Brink .... gaffer
Nathan Dean Fetzer .... best boy electric
David Kane .... best boy grip
Freddy Naff .... still photographer
Alex Ott .... still photographer
Melissa Roth .... first assistant camera
Casting Department
Cassandra Hesseltine .... casting associate
Theresa Ireland .... casting assistant
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cody Caronna .... costumer
Denny Colliver .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Donna Mathewson .... assistant editor
Aidan Stanford .... color timer
Jason Fabbro .... digital intermediate colorist: inserts (uncredited)
Location Management
Patti Stammer .... location manager
Patti Stammer .... location scout
Music Department
Jeffrey Biggers .... score music mixer
Matt Bowen .... composer: additional music
Matt Bowen .... song - "No Other Love But You"
Steve Durkee .... music editor
Peymon Maskan .... music supervisor
Kent Verderico .... original music engineer (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Fred Bishop .... driver
Jose 'Paco' Coronado .... driver
Mark Frantz .... driver
Hector M. Gonzalez .... transportation coordinator (as Hector Gonzales)
Brian Thomas .... driver
Other crew
Joseph Carter .... set production assistant
Mary Cruse .... craft service
Brian Duka-Smith .... set production assistant
Josh Garrell .... production coordinator
Andre Guimond .... production accountant
Taylor Gerard Hart .... office production assistant
Cassandra Hesseltine .... assistant production coordinator
Theresa Ireland .... additional set production assistant
Aunt Laura .... spiritual advisor
Tim LaValley .... title designer: main title (as Tim Johnson)
Maria Matteoli .... key set production assistant
Alex Ott .... assistant to directors
Juan Carlos Reulas .... caterer
Ruben Reulas .... assistant caterer
Lynne Sarty .... on-set teacher
Matt St. Charles .... additional set production assistant
Ian Strope .... office production assistant
Erin Tarasi .... script supervisor
Montel Vander Horck III .... additional set production assistant
Sean Wilson .... additional set production assistant
Tarek Zohdy .... assistant to line producer
Magi Berciano .... paralegal (uncredited)
Phillip L. Rosen .... production legal: Rosen & Andersen (uncredited)
Matt Bowen .... thanks
Tracy Boyd .... thanks
Peter Farrelly .... thanks
James Glennon .... thanks
László Kovács .... thanks
Alexander Payne .... thanks
Jon Rubinstein .... thanks
Tom Todoroff .... thanks
Kent Verderico .... thanks
Bruce Wexler .... thanks

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Rated R for drug content and language throughout
USA:97 min
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[first lines]
Bogart:[in doctor's office] When I came home from the clinic everyone was asleep. Normally they'd hear my truck. We live in the middle of nowhere, so... I parked it about a half a mile down the road and I walked home, but my boyfriend heard. He hears everything. When he came in to see what was wrong, I just tried to pretend to be asleep. But I couldn't hold it in, and I started to cry.
Peter:Go on...
Bogart:Sorry. I was balling my eyes out, and uh, he held me. And I wished... I wished I hadn't done it. I wished... it was still inside me and still alive.
Peter:Um hmm...
Bogart:I've have four of them now. I don't know why when I make love I can't feel anything. Sometimes I think, well, I can't really see any reason to keep trying. They keep going.
Bogart:Aren't you supposed to say something. I just you I'm thinking about killing myself, I have no reason to live.
Peter:[scribbling on his clipboard] Um, yeah. Yeah. I think a prescription of, uh, Paxil might be the, uh, the right prescription. Okay.
Man:[out of frame] Anything else, Peter?
Peter:[reading his clipboard] Um, "can't feel anything... reason to kill..."
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22 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful indie romp in the forest, 11 March 2008
Author: chrhenry from United States

A very square medical student find himself (in both senses of the expression) in the forest with a bunch of hippies. Unpredictable plot, gorgeous setting and music. Wonderful characters and acting; Brad Dourif and Frances Conroy particularly great, and of course Bogdanovich. I could have hung out with these people for hours. It was a little bit like Garden State, but maybe more like the Graduate. And had more of a 70s vibe (in a good way) in its complexity and willingness to not explain and simplify all plot points... Best film I've seen in a while--and I see a lot of movies. My pick of the South by Southwest film festival.

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