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R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
Aspiring doctor Peter Hadley (Jeremy Strong) gets the shock of his life when his hard-nosed father (Peter Bogdanovich) -- and medical-school professor -- fails him, invalidating his acceptance to an elite residency program. His long-standing life plan suddenly in question, the introverted Hadley stumbles through the streets of Los Angeles, until a one-night stand with singer Bogart (Fairuza Balk) lands him on an unexpected pilgrimage to Humboldt County, the marijuana capital of the West Coast.

Cast: Jeremy Strong , Fairuza Balk , Brad Dourif , Frances Conroy , Madison Davenport , Chris Messina , Peter Bogdanovich , Vicky Monroe

Directors: Darren Grodsky , Danny Jacobs

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

Humboldt County (2008)

Release Date: March 11th, 2008|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • 50
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    Has an impressive cast and captures some of that era's fuzzy rebelliousness and humanism, but taken on its own the picture is finally thin stuff. show more

  • 75
    Chicago Tribune

    A slow starter. But what appears to be the cliched "uptight nerd liberated by flighty sprite" tale--done better in films from "Bringing Up Baby" to "Barefoot in the Park"--evolves into something deeper, darker, more resonant. show more

  • 25
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    The entire script, which boils down to a hopelessly embarrassing lesson about "this beautiful place that can make people live again," seems to have been written within arm's reach of a bong. show more

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