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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Most of the vocal work done by the film's stars, including that of singer Pops Staples, was not released. Instead, Talking Heads recorded an album featuring their versions of the songs. Nearly every song from the movie was released on a soundtrack album, performed by the film actors and nearly all of the background music as well. It included John Goodman's version of PEOPLE LIKE US. See more
The amount of asparagus changes repeatedly during the dinner party. See more
Let me show you what I think is going on...
Do you hear music?
[to Larry, sotto voce
Is there something wrong with your sister?
Main... frame! Micro-processor! Semi-conductor!
All right, Daddy!
[simultaneously with Linda
All right, Dad!
Now. If this is the town... and here is the workplace...
[starts arranging the food ont he table to make a map
with its goods... and distribution network... Now, most middle-class people have worked for large corporations, like VeriCorp. Or for the government ...
2. Displayed at very end of credits, below the disclaimer: "IF YOU CAN THINK OF IT, IT EXISTS SOMEWHERE" See more
Referenced in Bulletproof Monk
Written by David Byrne
Produced by Talking Heads
Performed by John Ingle
, Talking Heads
, Tito Larriva
and the Bert Cross Choir See more