True Stories

80
  • PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy Musical
  • Release year: 1986
  • Running time: 90 min
A Texas town's celebration of the state's 150th anniversary sparks this satirical portrait of the people and events that shape small-town America. Offbeat comedy with great soundtrack by Talking Heads!
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A Texas town's celebration of the state's 150th anniversary sparks this satirical portrait of the people and events that shape small-town America. Offbeat comedy with great soundtrack by Talking Heads!

Original Release

10/10/1986

US Release

10/10/1986

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Cast

Annie McEnroe Kay Culver
David Byrne Talking Heads singer / Narrator / Lip-Syncher
John Goodman Louis Fyne
Spalding Gray Earl Culver
Swoosie Kurtz Miss Rollings / The Lazy Woman
Jo Harvey Allen The Lying Woman
Alix Elias The Cute Woman
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples Mr. Tucker
Tito Larriva Ramon (as Humberto 'Tito' Larriva) / Ramon
John Ingle The Preacher
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

David Byrne

Writers

David Byrne, Stephen Tobolowsky, Beth Henley

Cast

Annie McEnroe Kay Culver
David Byrne Talking Heads singer / Narrator / Lip-Syncher
John Goodman Louis Fyne
Spalding Gray Earl Culver
Swoosie Kurtz Miss Rollings / The Lazy Woman
Jo Harvey Allen The Lying Woman
Alix Elias The Cute Woman
Roebuck 'Pops' Staples Mr. Tucker
Tito Larriva Ramon (as Humberto 'Tito' Larriva) / Ramon
John Ingle The Preacher
Jerry Harrison Talking Heads Musician / Lip-Syncher / Prince Lookalike Lip-Syncher / Billy Idol Lookalike Lip-Syncher
Chris Frantz Talking Heads musician / Lip-Syncher / Cowboy Lip-Syncher
Tina Weymouth Talking Heads musician / Lip-Syncher
Matthew Posey The Computer Guy
Freeman Beatty Lip-Syncher
Evelyn Box 'Hey Now' Kid
Kevin Box 'Hey Now' Kid
Amy Buffington Linda Culver
Cora Cardona Margie Ortiz
Ken Chambers Fashion Show Band

Producers

Editors

Caroline Biggerstaff

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