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The Rise and Fall of a Cannabis King – Cannabis: Opkomst en Ondergang van een Cannabis Koning

Single play, 2019, 6 x 50 min.

DEVELOPMENT / IN PRODUCTION The Rise and Fall of a Cannabis King tells the life story of Johan van Laarhoven, an ordinary boy from Brabant who builds a coffee shop empire, but is eventually arrested in Thailand and sentenced to 75 years in prison. His personal story reflects the history of cannabis in the Netherlands since the Second World War.




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