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My Own Private Idaho



My Own Private Idaho
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R,1hr 45min
October 18, 1991
Fine Line Features
Synopsis: Gus Van Sant's dreamtime riff on Shakespeare's "Henry IV, Parts I and II" features River Phoenix as Mike Waters, a narcoleptic male hustler who is first seen drifting on a stretch of highway in Idaho. Mike shifts from Seattle to Portland, where he has taken up with Scott Favor (Keanu Reeves), who is also a hustler. The difference between them is Mike's sleepy state betrays an uncertain future, while Scott is ready to inherit a fortune from his father within a week. Mike feels a real affection for ... Full Synopsis
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Mike Waters
Scott Favor
Richard Waters
Bob Pigeon
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My Own Private Idaho [Criterion Collection]
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