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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A Completely Cool, Multi-Purpose Movie.
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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
Shopping is a feeling.
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
Spoofs Purple Rain
Soy De Tejas
Written and Performed by Steve Jordan
Produced by David Byrne See more