Weeds Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nick Nolte, Ernie Hudson, Rita Taggart, William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna

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Lee Umstetter (Nolte) is a lifer at San Quentin prison with nothing left to live for until it's suggested he start taking advantage of the prison library. In reading, he becomes interested in life again. He writes a play and decides to put it on with the help of his fellow inmates. A local critic (Taggart) falls in love with the playwright and does her best to help him. Eventually, he is freed and decides to stage his production in the free world. First, he has to find those now ex-cons who were in the original production before they take the show on the road.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Story of    -   criminal becomes sensitive

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   San Francisco Misc setting    -   prison

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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