My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.

  • Genre: Drama, Adventure
  • Release Date: 1991-02-01
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 811 ratings
  • Parental Guidance: PG-13
  • Runtime: 1h 44min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Fine Line Features
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Crew James L. Brooks Thanks
    Production Laurie Parker Producer
    Costume & Make-Up Beatrix Aruna Pasztor Costume Design
    Directing David Minkowski Second Assistant Director
    Writing Gus Van Sant Screenplay
    Directing Gus Van Sant Director
    Camera John J. Campbell Director of Photography
    Production Anthony Brand Line Producer
    Sound Bill Stafford Original Music Composer
    Camera Eric Alan Edwards Director of Photography
    Camera Eric Alan Edwards Additional Still Photographer
    Editing Curtiss Clayton Editor
    Art David Brisbin Production Design
    Costume & Make-Up Gina Monaci Makeup Artist
    Crew Nick Wechsler Thanks
    Art Missy Stewart Set Decoration
    Camera Scott Patrick Green Additional Still Photographer
    Editing Amy E. Duddleston Assistant Editor
    Crew Donna L. Bascom Thanks
    Crew Anne Hyvarinen Scenic Artist
    Sound Peter Appleton Sound Editor
    Sound Paul A. Sharpe Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Bill Sheppard Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Art Charles Armstrong Construction Coordinator
    Crew Solomon J. LeFlore Thanks
    Art Kenneth Hardy Art Direction
    Sound Kelley Baker Supervising Sound Editor
    Sound Patrick Winters Sound Editor
    Directing Phred Palmer Assistant Director
    Crew Camela Galano Thanks
    Production Sandy Collister Casting Associate
    Crew Ira Schreck Legal Services
    Production Allesandra Ravenna Production Coordinator
    Crew Sally Parker Craft Service
    Visual Effects Tom Arndt Visual Effects Coordinator
    Sound Michael F. Newman Sound Editor