My Own Private Idaho (1991)

My Own Private Idaho (1991)
Country: USA
Release Year: 1991
Director: Gus Van Sant
Writer: William Shakespeare, Gus Van Sant
Language: English, Italian
Genre: Drama, Romance
Runtime: 99 min
Cast:River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves
William Richert, Rodney Harvey
Chiara Caselli, Michael Parker
Jessie Thomas, James Russo
Studio:Fine Line Features, New Line Cinema
Imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102494/
Surreal character study focusing on the friendship between two male hustlers, Mike and Scott, in Portland, Oregon. They live on the streets, do drugs, and sell themselves to men and women. Mike is quiet, gay and suffers from narcolepsy. Abandoned as a child, he is obsessed with finding his long-lost mother. Scott is the rebellious son of a high-ranking family, who lives this life mostly to embarrass his father. Mike is in love with Scott, who still maintains he is straight and insists that his wild lifestyle on the streets is only temporary. Together, they embark on a quest to find Mike's mother, traveling from Portland to Idaho to Italy, with Scott picking up a beautiful girl along the way.

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