My Own Private Idaho


My Own Private Idaho

Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.


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.

Title My Own Private Idaho
Director Gus Van Sant
Release Date 29 September 1991
IMDb Id tt0102494