My Own Private Idaho

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My Own Private Idaho

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My Own Private Idaho

Release Date: February 01, 1991

Year    :   1991
Slogan    :   «Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.»
Genres    :   Drama, Adventure
Production Companies    :   Fine Line Features
Director    :   Gus Van Sant
Producers    :   Laurie Parker, Anthony Brand, Sandy Collister, Allesandra Ravenna
Writers    :   Gus Van Sant
RunTime    :   104 mins.
Budget    :   2500000
Revenue    :   6401336

In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor is the rebellious son of a mayor. Together, the two travel from Portland, Oregon to Idaho and finally to the coast of Italy in a quest to find Mike's estranged mother. Along the way they turn tricks for money and drugs, eventually attracting the attention of a wealthy benefactor and sexual deviant.




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