My Own Private Idaho
Dir. Gus Van Sant (1991).
At once a story cycle and a collage, Van Sants third feature draws on Shakespeare, Dostoyevsky, Welles and Warhol: the self-conscious erudition is balanced by the reckless innocence by which River Phoenix throws himself into his role.
Fri., Sept. 16, 7 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 18, 7:30 p.m., 2011
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