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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A Completely Cool, Multi-Purpose Movie.
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Did You Know?
Most of the vocal work done by the film's stars, including that of singer Roebuck 'Pops' Staples
, was not released. Instead, [link=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
Disappearing reappearing rearview mirror in the red convertible. See more
It's like how hot dogs come in packs of 10, and buns come in packs of eight or 12 - you have to buy nine packs to make it come out even.
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
Written and Performed by Carl Finch
Produced by David Byrne See more