Feature films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Soundtrack in English. Closed-captioned.
DVD - NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1; Dolby digital stereo; Region 1.
Mike - a sensitive narcoleptic who dreams of the mother who abandoned him - and Scott - the rebellious son of a prominent family and the object of Mike's desire - embark on a quest from the grungy streets of Portland to the open highways of the Pacific Northwest, in search of an elusive place called home.
Disc 1. The film. disc 2. The supplements.
River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert, Rodney Harvey, Michael Parker, Flea, Chiara Caselli, Udo Kier.
Director of photography, Eric Alan Edwards ; editor, Curtiss Clayton ; music, Bill Stafford.
Aspect ratio 1.78:1. Originally produced as a motion picture in 1991. Special features: audio interview with Gus Van Sant by filmmaker Todd Haynes; The making of My own private Idaho, a new documentary; Kings of the road, a new video interview with film scholar Paul Arthur; new video conversations between producer Laurie Parker and River Phoenix's sister Rain.