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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In the mall tabloid-reading scene, on the rack there is a Money Magazine whose cover identifies it as the October 1985 issue. See more
The amount of asparagus changes repeatedly during the dinner party. See more
Look at this. Who can say it isn't beautiful? Sky, bricks. Who do you think lives there? Four-car garage. Hope, fear, excitement, satisfaction.
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
Road Song Source Bookends
Written by Meredith Monk
Produced by Gary Kurfirst and David Byrne
Performed by Capucine DeWulf See more