Van Sant had difficulty getting Hollywood financing, and at one point considered making the film on a minuscule budget with a cast of actual street kids.
After Van Sant sent copies of his script to Reeves and then Reeves showed it to Phoenix, both agreed to star in the film on each other's behalf.
The Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls provides cozy accommodations and thoughtful amenities.
Work on a last minute assignment from the spacious work desk and ergonomic chair in your room.
A/V equipment rental, photocopying and printing are available in the 24-hour business center.
Stay healthy with great fitness amenities at our Idaho Falls hotel.
Print documents from your room to the 24-hour business center. Email your teammates to let them know the status of a project. When you stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Idaho Falls, that’s exactly what you get.
One of them is Scott Favor, Mike’s best friend, and the other is Gary.Whether you’re in town on an extended stay, short business trip or family excursion, enjoy rooms featuring a 32-inch HDTV, complimentary Wi Fi with secure remote printing, work desk and ergonomic chair, and a microwave and refrigerator.Savor a cooked-to-order breakfast (fees apply) in The Garden Grille & Bar, order room service or prepare a meal from the 24-hour Pavilion Pantry®.My Own Private Idaho had its premiere at the 48th Venice International Film Festival, and received largely positive reviews from critics including Roger Ebert and those of The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly.The film was a moderate financial success, grossing over .4 million in North America, which was above its estimated budget of .5 million.