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My Own Private Idaho

1991-02-01 | Drama / Adventure
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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.
Director: Gus Van Sant
Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves

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The certification of My Own Private Idaho is R.
The genre of My Own Private Idaho is Drama,Adventure.
The production budget of My Own Private Idaho was 2,500,000 USD.
The director of My Own Private Idaho is Gus Van Sant.
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..
The revenue of My Own Private Idaho was 6,401,336 USD.
The casts of My Own Private Idaho are River Phoenix starring as Michael "Mike" Waters, Keanu Reeves starring as Scott Favor, James Russo starring as Richard Waters, William Richert starring as Bob Pigeon, Rodney Harvey starring as Gary, Chiara Caselli starring as Carmella.
My Own Private Idaho won 1991 Venice Film Festival, 1991 Toronto International Film Festival, 1993 PGA Awards, 1992 Film Independent Spirit Awards, 1992 National Society of Film Critics Awards, USA, 1991 Deauville Film Festival, 1991 Faro Island Film Festival.
The runtime of My Own Private Idaho is 104 minutes.
The full version of My Own Private Idaho is provided by Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , Criterion Channel , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Microsoft Store , Redbox , DIRECTV
The release date of My Own Private Idaho is February 01, 1991.
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