My Own Private Idaho 1991


River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves - My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix - My Own Private Idaho
River Phoenix - My Own Private Idaho

In this loose adaptation of Shakespeare's "Henry IV," Mike Waters (River Phoenix) is a gay hustler afflicted with narcolepsy. Scott Favor (Keanu Reeves) 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.

Books with substantial mentioning of My Own Private Idaho
Vanessa Gerhards
Shakespeare Reloaded, The Shakespeare Renaissance 1989-2004
Trier, 2011

Jürgen Müller
Filme der 90er
Köln-London-Madrid-New York-Paris-Tokyo, 2001

Frank N. Magill (ed.)
Magill's Cinema Annual 1992, A Survey of the Films of 1991
Pasadena, Ca; Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1992



My Own Private Idaho
United States 1991

Directed by

Cast
William Richert
Flea

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Year:1991
Running time:104 minutes
Country:United States
Language:English
Italian

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