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.
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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 movie supposedly takes place in the town of Virgil, Texas. However, in one scene where little children in 4-H shirts are dancing in a field, a water tower is briefly visible in the background that clearly says "RED OAK". See more
I really enjoy forgetting. When I first come to a place, I notice all the little details. I notice the way the sky looks. The color of white paper. The way people walk. Doorknobs. Everything. Then I get used to the place and I don't notice those things anymore. So only by forgetting can I see the place again as it really is.
1. Two columns of rolling credits run at different speeds. Left faster than right, then right faster than left. See more
The talent show acts were longer in the original, unreleased version. See more
Written by David Byrne
Produced by Talking Heads
Performed by Talking Heads
and the St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School Chorus See more