True Stories 1986
Amazon Instant Video
|Starring||John Goodman, David Byrne|
|Supporting actors||Annie McEnroe, Jo Harvey Allen, Spalding Gray, Alix Elias, Roebuck 'Pops' Staples, Tito Larriva, John Ingle, Matthew Posey, Swoosie Kurtz, Freeman Beatty, Evelyn Box, Kevin Box, Amy Buffington, Cora Cardona, Ken Chambers, Ray Coahran, Jim Colegrove, Capucine DeWulf|
|MPAA rating||NR (Not Rated)|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
|Purchase rights||Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details|
|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|
As our guide and narrator, Byrne takes us on a surreal tour that is filled with humor, music, and a bevy of bizarre characters.
Beautiful photography, an overall thorough aesthetic, and thoughtful silliness characterize this movie, as well as a fantastic cast and great music.
I will not bother to spend a lot of the time others have spent talking about the plot or what makes this film great--just buy it.
the move is good but the dvd was not watchable. it was defacedPublished 19 days ago by cindy behrens
This was not really a movie but a vehicle to give David Byrnes a platform to display his music. There is no engaging plot and David Byrnes comes across as a disingenuous nut. Read morePublished 2 months ago by T. Ehmcke
A little quirky like everyone said it would be. You do actually need to watch it more than one time to get some of the nuances you won't get the first-time aroundPublished 2 months ago by Ramon R. Turcotte
I'm a Talking Heads nut, but this movie is totally weird and wonderful at the same time. A must-see for B-movie lovers and Talking Head's fans alike!Published 2 months ago by s. larsen
Spaulding Gray's dinner party communion over the future of telecommuting is worth the price of admission alone. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Pedxing
True Stores (1986) is one of the quirkiest and most original movies of the 1980s. That is not altogether surprising, since the Talking Heads were perhaps the most authentic and... Read morePublished 4 months ago by THE BLUEMAHLER
I was expecting something different. I thought it was a bit boring. Not at all what I thought and wouldn't purchase again.Published 4 months ago by Grace
I love Talking Heads; David Byrne's solo music has been much more uneven. True Stories is also uneven at best. It's a good attempt but it doesn't really cohere or go anywhere.Published 6 months ago by SG