In 1963, the night before the 18 years old "Birdlace" Eddie and his friends are shipped to Vietnam. They play a dirty game called 'Dogfight': all of them seek a woman for a party, and who ... See full summary »
Dealing with nuclear testing and its long-lasting deadly effects, the story portrays Boy, a young widower living in the desert on a nuclear testing site. Living as a hermit, he waits for ... See full summary »
An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher and ... See full summary »
Mike Waters lives on the street and befriends the somewhat older and streetwise Scott Favor who shows him what is necessary to survive. Waters suffers from narcolepsy and can fall asleep at any moment and in almost any circumstance. Favor comes from a rich family and is rebelling against his own background. They travel together extensively - Waters is driven by the need to find his biological mother - and spend time in Italy. Later in life however, Favor has joined mainstream society and has little time for his old friend. Written by
Gus Van Sant was very thankful for the time-lapse photography Eric Alan Edwards shot. He realized in editing, that the William Shakespeare language felt very out of place next to the hard reality of other scenes. Cutting in the time-lapse footage gave the film an element of surreality, where the antiquated dialogue fit right in. See more »
Mike's brother Richard speaks with a New York accent even though he's from Idaho. See more »
I only have sex with a guy for money.
Yeah, I know.
And two guys can't love each other.
Well, I don't know. I mean... I mean, for me, I could love someone even if I, you know, wasn't paid for it... I love you, and... you don't pay me.
I really wanna kiss you, man... Well goodnight, man... I love you though... You know that... I do love you.
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