My Own Private Idaho (1991)

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.

Directing:
  • Gus Van Sant

Writing:
  • Gus Van Sant

Stars:
Release Date: 1991-02-01
metacritic icon 8.0/10
themoviedb icon 7.1/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English | Italiano | Deutsch
  • Runtime: 104
  • Budget: $2,500,000
  • Revenue: $6,401,336
Flea
Flea
Budd
Grace Zabriskie
Grace Zabrisk...
Alena
Udo Kier
Udo Kier
Hans
James Russo
James Russo
Richard Waters
Keanu Reeves
Keanu Reeves
Scott Favor
Rodney Harvey
Rodney Harvey
Gary
River Phoenix
River Phoenix
Michael "Mike" Waters
William Richert
William Riche...
Bob Pigeon
Chiara Caselli
Chiara Casell...
Carmella
Robert Lee Pitchlynn
Robert Lee Pi...
Walt
Mickey Cottrell
Mickey Cottre...
Daddy Carroll
Vana O'Brien
Vana O'Brien
Sharon Waters
Shaun Jordan
Shaun Jordan
Cafe Kid
Eric Hull
Eric Hull
Mayor's Aid
Jim Caviezel
Jim Caviezel
Airline Clerk
Pao Pei Andreoli
Pao Pei Andre...
Italian Street Boy
Gus Van Sant
Gus Van Sant
Man Behind Hotel Counter (uncredited)
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