My Own Private Idaho (1991) (Movie)

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My Own Private Idaho
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My Own Private Idaho is a 1991 American independent adventure drama film written and directed by Gus Van Sant, loosely based on Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part 1, Henry IV, Part 2, and Henry V, and starring River Phoenix and Keanu Reeves. The story follows two friends, Mike and Scott, as they embark on a journey of personal discovery that takes them to Mike's hometown in Idaho and then to Italy in search of Mike's mother. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 40 photos, 24 quotes, 63 lists, 5 songs, 12 awards, 12 news stories, and key facts about My Own Private Idaho!

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My Own Private Idaho is a member of the following lists: American films, English-language films, American drama films, American LGBT-related films, Films set in Italy, Road movies, Films about prostitution, New Line Cinema films, Buddy films and Art films.

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Scott Favor: It's when you start doing things for free, that you start to grow wings. Isn't that right, Mike.
Mike Waters: What?
Scott Favor: Wings, Michael. You grow wings, and become a fairy.


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Nominated for 12 Awards | Won 8

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