In 1989, clean-cut FBI man John Buckner is detailed to escort heavily-bearded Huey Walker back to jail for offenses dating back to his days as a celebrated hippie radical. After Walker dupes Buckner on the train he falls into the hands of a couple of well-meaning refugees from the 60's, the two men with apparently nothing in common find themselves on the run together. But appearances can be deceptive. Written by
Jeremy Perkins <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The yippie and yuppie. Only a vowel stands between them.
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Did You Know?
The ending was filmed at an old beatnik hangout, City Lights Bookstore that is run by Lawrence Ferlinghetti who published Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, Diane DiPrima, Jack Hirschman, and Allen Ginsberg which City Light's published his most famous poem, "Howl". See more
When Buckner and Walker board the train (in Oregon), Stark asks Sheriff Hightower where the next stop is. Hightower replies, "It's across the border into Canada." Washington State lies between Oregon and Canada; it's very unlikely that the train would bypass Washington state. See more
That is cold, man. What if the train derails, huh? What if we plunge into a river, huh?
Know thy enemy.
References Easy Rider
It's the End of the World as We Know It (And I Feel Fine)
By Bill Berry
(as William Berry), Peter Buck
, Mike Mills
(as Michael Mills) & Michael Stipe
(as John Stipe)
Performed by R.E.M.
Courtesy of I.R.S. Records See more