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Leaves of Grass (2009)

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An Ivy League professor is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown, where his twin brother, a small-time pot grower, has concocted a scheme to take down a local drug lord.

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The lives of a set of identical twins, one an Ivy League philosophy professor, the other a small-time and brilliant marijuana grower, intertwine when the professor is lured back to his Oklahoma hometown for a doomed scheme against a local drug lord. Written by Anonymous

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Drugs, Murder, and Brotherly Love.


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Rated R for violence, pervasive language, and drug content | See all certifications »

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17 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$9,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,987 (USA) (17 September 2010)

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$68,009 (USA) (8 October 2010)
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Edward Norton was so desperate to star in this movie that he took a pay cut, stating in an interview that he "actually got paid half what I usually make". See more »

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When Brady goes to sleep in the waterbed with the black light on he is fully dressed. When he wakes up, he's in a t-shirt and boxer shorts. See more »

Quotes

Janet: You still leaving tomorrow.
Bill Kincaid: I think so.
Janet: I'll miss you.
Bill Kincaid: And we barely know each other.
Janet: "You have not known what you are. You have slumbered upon yourself all your life. Your eyelids have been the same as closed most of the time. What you have done returns already in mockeries. The mockeries are not you. Underneath them, and within them, I see you lurk."
Bill Kincaid: [absorbing what she'd just quoted] Who was that?
Janet: Walt Whitman.
Bill Kincaid: I don't think I ever imagined hearing him recited to me by a girl gutting a 40 ...
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My Wildest Dreams Go Wilder Every Day
Written by Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Butch Hancock and Dan Yates
Performed by The Flatlanders
Published by Jade EG Music (BMI) / Two Roads Music (BMI) / Tornado Temple Music (BMI)
Courtesy of New West Records
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Funny, dark, well-played
8 March 2010 | by (Stockholm, Sweden) – See all my reviews

I liked this film about two twin brothers, played by Edward Norton. They're very different: one grows pot in his Oklahoma home and the other wants to attain more and more academic prowess. The first concocts hare-brained get rich schemes while the other drinks tea with scholars and speaks - when he has to - about his "eccentric" family. That is, until their paths meet again.

Bill Kincaid (scholar) suddenly gets word that his brother Brady has died, and hence he returns to Oklahoma for what comes next. He's mentally not prepared to meet the rest of his estranged family, including his mother, played by Susan Sarandon. And what about his brother, anyway? All in all, a nice film with a bunch of dark twists to it. It's one of the better I've seen where one person plays several parts without it all becoming "Pink Panther" - kudos to Peter Sellers' brilliant acting included - and hence leaving the audience with the sense of showmanship, but it's also neatly directed by Tim Blake Nelson, who plays Brady's best friend and is probably most well-known for his part in "O Brother, Where Art Thou?".


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