May is waiting for her boyfriend in a run-down American motel, when an old flame turns up and threatens to undermine her efforts and drag her back into the life that she was running away from. The situation soon turns complicated.
Did You Know?
According to 'The Cambridge Companion to Sam Shepard
' by Matthew Roudané (2002), some critics consider the film's source "Fool for Love" play by Sam Shepard
as being part of a quintet of plays by Shepard. These include all three plays from Shepard's Family Trilogy, Curse of the Starving Class (1976), Buried Child (1979), and True West (1980), as well as Fool for Love (1983) and A Lie of the Mind (1985). Moreover, director Robert Altman
actually once made a movie called Quintet
(1979). See more
Do you want me to finish the story, Eddie?
Referenced in House: Fools for Love
Written by Billy Joe Shaver
Performed by Waylon Jennings
Courtesy of RCA Records See more