Pablo Urioste is a respected surgeon, but he is forced to experience a nightmarish world after his wife, a marijuana addict, dies at a nightclub. He tells his story to the police, and tells stories of how he is hooked, beaten, blackmailed, and includes some bad-trip flashbacks. Ms. Quiroga tries to help him, but there is little hope for Dr. Urioste after undergoing THE MARIHUANA STORY.
Director: León Klimovsky. AKA The Marihuana Story
Stars: Pedro López Lagar, Fanny Navarro, Alberto de Mendoza, Golde Flami, Eduardo Cuitiño, Héctor Quintanilla, Nathán Pinzón, Roberto Durán, Alberto de Mendoza, Gilberto Peyret, Pilar Gómez, Ángel Prio, Cecilia Ingenieros, Elsa Márquez, Juan Carrara, Jesús Pampín.
1951 Cannes Film Festival – Nominated for the Grand Prize of the Festival (later to be renamed Palme d’Or).
Note: there’s some trailers at the start, movie begins at 02:23.
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