About

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 benefacto...

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Directed by

Gus Van Sant

Written by

Gus Van Sant (Screenplay)

Runtime

102 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Wherever, whatever, have a nice day.

Cast

Keywords

sibling relationship friendship parent child relationship gay incest prostitution german road movie father son relationship lgbt male friendship adventure robbery gay sex hustler shakespeare poverty individual unrequited love treasure rome italy cocaine seattle lost mother portland generations conflict idaho narcolepsy

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