Actors: Nick Nolte, Ernie Hudson, Rita Taggart, William Forsythe, Joe Mantegna
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Weeds|
|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.
--ldpaulson, Resident Scholar
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Time/era of movie:
Crime & Scandal
- criminal becomes sensitive
- White American
- New York
- San Francisco
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
- Some foul language
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