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Ganja & Hess

Ganja & Hess

Ganja & Hess is a 1973 horror film directed by Bill Gunn and stars Marlene Clark and Duane Jones. The film follows the exploits of archaeologist Dr. Hess Green who becomes a vampire after being stabbed by his intelligent, but unstable, assistant with an ancient cursed dagger. Green falls in love with his assistant's widow, Ganja, who learns Green's dark secret. This film contains the only other lead role for Duane Jones, best known for starring in the 1968 film Night of the Living Dead. The film's extras included the postmodern novelist William Gaddis and his wife Judith Thompson. The film was screened at the 1973 Cannes Film Festival. Spike Lee's 2014 film Da Sweet Blood of Jesus ... more on Wikipedia

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