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
As the narrator is walking through the mall, we see Waldenbooks more than once. See more
I'm 6'3", and maintain a very consistent panda bear shape.
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
The current DVD available from Warner Bros. omits the precision lawn-cutting marching band seen at the beginning of the film. See more
Features Aluminum on the March
Written by Meredith Monk and David Byrne
Produced and Performed by David Byrne See more