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My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R 1991-09-29 (US) Drama 1h 44m
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In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters is a 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.

  1. Gus Van Sant

    Director, Screenplay

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  1. River Phoenix

    River Phoenix

    Michael "Mike" Waters

  2. Keanu Reeves

    Keanu Reeves

    Scott Favor

  3. William Richert

    William Richert

    Bob Pigeon

  4. Udo Kier

    Udo Kier


  5. Chiara Caselli

    Chiara Caselli


  6. James Russo

    James Russo

    Richard Waters

  7. Rodney Harvey

    Rodney Harvey


  8. Michael Parker


  9. Jessica Makinson

    Jessica Makinson


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