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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Did You Know?
The "Puzzling Evidence" segment of the film was inspired by the Church of the Sub-Genius, a parody faith that David Byrne is a member of. In "church" lore, Puzzling Evidence is the name of the assassin of the religion's fictional founder, J.R. "Bob" Dobbs. See more
As the narrator is walking through the mall, we see Waldenbooks more than once. See more
I'm a dancing fool.
1. Two columns of rolling credits run at different speeds. Left faster than right, then right faster than left. See more
Road Song Source Bookends
Written by Meredith Monk
Produced by Gary Kurfirst and David Byrne
Performed by Capucine DeWulf See more