David Byrne of Talking Heads fame visits a typical (and fictional) Texas town, on the eve of the town's celebration of the state's sesquicentennial. He meets various colorful local characters, most notably Lewis Fyne, a big-hearted bachelor in search of matrimony. Written by
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"It's a completely cool, multi-purpose movie."
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50 sets of twins appear in the movie. See more
The movie supposedly takes place in the town of Virgil, Texas. However, in one scene where little children in 4-H shirts are dancing in a field, a water tower is briefly visible in the background that clearly says "RED OAK". See more
I have something to say about the difference between American and European cities. But I've forgotten what it is. I have it written down at home somewhere.
There are no opening credits. The title appears on white letters against a black screen. This is followed by a screen with the words "A film about a bunch of people from Virgil Texas." See more
Referenced in Titanic
Written by David Byrne
Produced by Talking Heads
Performed by Roebuck 'Pops' Staples
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