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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There is either an intentional theme, or triple coincidence, with red convertible cars. The Narrator is driving a red 1985 Chrysler LeBaron convertible, the Culvers' parade car is a red 1976 Cadillac Eldorado convertible, and the Shriners are driving miniature red 1966 (or thereabouts) Ford Mustang convertibles. See more
The amount of asparagus changes repeatedly during the dinner party. See more
Be sexy in business. Be successful at night.
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
References 60 Minutes
Written by Terry Allen and David Byrne
Produced by David Byrne
Performed by Terry Allen and the Panhandle Mystery Band See more