A thoroughly engaging and intoxicating blend of metaphysics, marijuana and midlife crisis.
The malaise that besets Michael Poole as he hits middle age is a familiar one. After a few years as a a success documentary film producer and director, he finds himself affected by serious burnout. However the cure Poole prescribes for himself isn’t so not unusual. Retreating from the demands of the town to a waterfront acreage on British Columbia’s idyllic Sunshine Coast, he throws himself into wholesome toil: the cultivation of marijuana.
Romancing Mary Jane is an intimate, funny and eye-opening depiction of ten months within the lifetime of a neophyte marijuana grower. It’s also an entertaining examination of cannabis culture.