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The Marihuana Story (1950)

Marihuana (original title)
Pablo Urioste is a respected surgeon, but he is forced to experience a nightmarish world after his wife, a marijuana addict, dies at a nightclub. He tells his story to the police, and tells... See full summary »

Director:

León Klimovsky
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Pedro López Lagar ... Dr. Pablo Urioste
Fanny Navarro ... Marga Quiroga
Golde Flami ... Aída
Nathán Pinzón ... Sopita
Eduardo Cuitiño Eduardo Cuitiño ... Gang Boss
Alberto de Mendoza ... Lt. DeLuca
Gilberto Peyret Gilberto Peyret ... Inspector Olivera
Roberto Durán Roberto Durán ... Diego
Héctor Quintanilla ... Chevrolet
Pilar Gómez Pilar Gómez ... Amelia
Ángel Prio Ángel Prio
Cecilia Ingenieros Cecilia Ingenieros
Elsa Márquez Elsa Márquez
Juan Carrara Juan Carrara
Jesús Pampín Jesús Pampín ... Hombre en congreso
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Storyline

Pablo Urioste is a respected surgeon, but he is forced to experience a nightmarish world after his wife, a marijuana addict, dies at a nightclub. He tells his story to the police, and tells stories of how he is hooked, beaten, blackmailed, and includes some bad-trip flashbacks. Ms. Quiroga tries to help him, but there is little hope for Dr. Urioste after undergoing THE MARIHUANA STORY. Written by Tim Kearns <tskearns@aol.com>

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

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Alternate Versions

US subtitled version has narrated introduction trying to set movie in US instead of Mexico. See more »

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Remade as Humo de Marihuana (1968) See more »

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Country:

Spain | Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

27 September 1950 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

The Marihuana Story See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

S.A.C.L. See more »
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Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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