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6 Ratings


Directed by John D. Hancock
United States, 1987


Serving a life sentence at San Quentin, Lee Umstretter has little to live for — a fact he demonstrates through multiple suicide attempts. But hope comes in the form of literature, which ultimately inspires him to write a play about jailhouse life.

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Weeds Directed by John D. Hancock

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1988 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

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