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My own private Idaho Cover Image DVD DVD

My own private Idaho


Summary: Mike - a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him - and Scott - the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire - embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1559409576
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 104 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (57 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.)
  • Edition: Widescreen format; special ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, 2005, c1991.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Independent Spirit awards, Best film music (Bill Stafford), Best male lead (Phoenix), Best screenplay (Van Sant), 1992.
Soundtrack in English.
Special features: audio interview with Gus Van Sant by filmmaker Todd Haynes; The making of My own private Idaho, a new documentary; Kings of the road, a new video interview with film scholar Paul Arthur; new video conversations between producer Laurie Parker and River Phoenix's sister Rain; deleted scenes.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991.
Title and credits from container.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Eric Alan Edwards ; edited by Curtiss Clayton.
Participant or Performer Note: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Michael Parker, Flea, Chiara Caselli, Udo Kier.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby digital stereo.; region 1.
Language Note:
Soundtrack in English.
Awards Note:
Independent Spirit awards, Best film music (Bill Stafford), Best male lead (Phoenix), Best screenplay (Van Sant), 1992.
Subject: Narcolepsy Drama
Drifters Drama
Abandoned children Drama
Male prostitution Drama
Male friendship Drama
Films for the hearing impaired
Genre: DVD-Video discs.
Feature films.

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