My Own Private Idaho

My Own Private Idaho (1991)

"Wherever, whatever, have a nice day."
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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.

River Phoenixas Michael "Mike" Waters
Keanu Reevesas Scott Favor
James Russoas Richard Waters