Forbidden grass

Director: Various

From an idea by: Daniele Mazzocca and Cristiano Bortone

With the participation of: Paolo Rossi, Dario Fo, Marco Pannella, Dario Vergassola, David Riondino

Photography: Various

Editing: Juan Gambino

Music: 99 Posse, Raggae National Tickets, Tiromancino, Sud Sound System, Pitura Freska, Frankie HI-NRG, Radici nel cemento, 

Sound: Various

"Forbidden Grass" is a journey through an illicit collective passion called Cannabis. A journey through history and customs, inside and outside of Italy in attempt to find out, beyond demonization, what is truth about a products mostly know for recreational use but in fact rich of many other surprising uses.

From the process of demonization that began in America in the 30's , " Forbidden grass" gives voice to those who believe that the botanical heritage of the planet belongs to humanity , and that any attempt to prohibit or put under a monopoly part is actually a scam and a rip off. But not only.

From the socio-cultural and scientific costumes, from the history of the plant to the movements anti - prohibitionists, goingt hrough true chemical effects on the human body to the results of the experiments of liberalization, the current legislation or new findings on the therapeutic effects, " Forbidden grass" looks for real answers .


Technical specs


Original title: L'erba proibita

Original version: Italian

Country: Italy

Colour: Colour

Year of production: 2002

Lenght: 94'

Release format: Betacam SP

Sound: Stereo



Production: Orisa Produzioni

Italian distribution: Lucky Red




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