My Own Private Idaho (1991)

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  • My Private Idaho Alternative


About two street hustlers, Scott and Mike, from Portland, who go on the road to look for Mike's mother. Scott is due to receive a large legacy from his father. Mike suffers from narcolepsy, and under times of stress he falls into a deep sleep. The two travel to Mike's home in Idaho, where they meet up with his brother who tells them their mother is in Italy. They sell a motorbike and use the proceeds to travel to Rome, where Scott meets a girl and falls in love. On his return to America, he disowns his street friends and claims his inheritance.

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