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MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO

MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO

  • Directed by Gus Van Sant
  • Starring River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, JAmes Russo, William Richert
  • 30th Anniversary
  • 1992 | 105mins | USA | (18)

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.