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Laguna Beach : CA : USA | Jul 06, 2012 at 8:32 AM PDT
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But what some watching may not know is that Oliver Stone's latest is based on the acclaimed 2010 novel of the same name from writer Don Winslow. Ben, an idealistic Berkeley grad with a brilliance for botany. Winslow writes in his novel that the two developed a plant so dope it "could almost get... FULL ARTICLE AT CNN
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Oliver Stone's latest movie is based on the critically-acclaimed book 'Savages' by US author Don Winslow
Oliver Stone's latest movie is based on the critically-acclaimed book 'Savages' by US author Don Winslow
 
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