• Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja (2011)

Square Grouper: The Godfathers of Ganja

Release Date: April 14th, 2011

DVD Release Date: April 19th, 2011

R |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Filmmakers examine the 1970s and '80s pot-smuggling culture in South Florida, where the coastline and proximity to the Caribbean and Latin America made the location ideal for trafficking.

Director: Billy Corben

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Rakontur

Keywords: Engaging, 1980s, 1970s, Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Time Out

    If violence ever comes into the picture-and considering the illegal millions made from trafficking, it strains credulity to imply it doesn't-we don't hear about it, as Corben wants to paint the subjects as drug-war martyrs. show more

  • 63
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    Relying heavily on old network newscasts, Corben introduces a collection of colorful characters who just want to get stoned. show more

  • 75
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    Corben has done an impressive amount of journalistic research that will be of particular interest to South Florida audiences. Every time you think Miami couldn't possibly get any weirder, it does. show more

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