My Own Private Idaho

Poster for the movie "My Own Private Idaho"
Poster for the movie "My Own Private Idaho"

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R 104 min - Drama, Adventure - 1 februari 1991
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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

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Storyline

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.


Collections: Gus Van Sant

Tagline: Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.

Genres: Drama, Adventure

Details

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Language:  English, Italian, German
Release Date:  1 februari 1991

Box Office

Budget:  $2.500.000
Revenue:  $6.401.336

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Fine Line Features

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 44 min