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"my own private Idaho"

Posted by Bruce Kahl on April 11, 2000

In Reply to: "My own private Idaho" posted by darin ray on April 11, 2000

: Anyone know the origin and meaning?

It is the name of a 1991 film starring River Phoenix who plays a narcoleptic male prostitute, and Keanu Reeves plays the son of the mayor of Portland who joins Pheonix in what is apparently meant to be a modern-day version of Shakespeare's Henry IV, Part II.

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