Watch Gord Downie Talk About Pot And Cancer In This 2008 Movie Clip

He's as poetic as you'd imagine.

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Joshua Jackson, left, and Gord Downie, right, starred in the 2008 film, "One Week." (MONGREL MEDIA/COURTESY EVERETT COLLECTION)

Oct. 17, 2017 is the day Canada lost its beloved poet son.

And no doubt many will be thinking of Gord Downie and missing him on the one-year anniversary of the Tragically Hip frontman’s death from terminal brain cancer, even as the country marks another monumental moment: the legalization of cannabis.

But trust Gord to have left us with a movie cameo from 10 years ago that is an almost prescient confluence of the two events.

Watch below — you’ll see what we mean:

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