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My Own Private Idaho (2005)

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Published: Irvington, NY : Chicago, IL : Criterion Collection ; Distributed by Home Vision Entertainment, [2005]
Series: Criterion collection
Edition:  Special edition
Description:  2 videodiscs (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1559409576,
Language:  English

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Originally released as a motion picture in 1991

Based on the play "Henry IV" by William Shakespeare

Special features: New high-definition digital transfer; exclusive new audio conversation betwen Van Sant and filmmaker Todd Haynes; "The making of 'My own private Idaho'": a new documentary featuring interviews with key crew members; new video interview with film critic Paul Arthur on the adaptation; video conversation between producer Laurie Parker and Rain Phoenix; outtakes; original theatrical trailer; booklet featuring a new essay by film critic Amy Taubin and reprinted interviews with Van Sant, Phoenix, and Reeves

River Phoenix, Keano Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Chiara Caselli, Michael Parker, Jessie Thomas, Flea, Grace Zabriskie

Mike is a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him. Scott is a wayward son of the mayor of Portland and the object of Mike's desire. Navigating a volatile world of junkies, thieves, and johns, Mike takes Scott on a quest from the grungy streets to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called "home". A stirring look at unrequited love and life at society's margins

MPAA rating: R

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.77:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital 5.1 surround


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Additional Credits:
Van Sant, Gus.
Phoenix, River.
Reeves, Keanu.
Russo, James.
Richert, William, 1942-
Caselli, Chiara, 1967-
Campbell, John J.
Edwards, Eric Alan, 1953-
Stafford, Bill, 1937-2001.
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
Home Vision Entertainment (Firm)

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