My Own Private Idaho
A simultaneously heartbreaking and exhilarating road movie. ” Jonathan Rosenbaum
Step back to 1991 with River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves in Gus Van Sant’s My Own Private Idaho
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.
- 105 MINS