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Drugstore Cowboy | Gus Van Sant

March 9, 2015

What Woody Allen is to New York — or, more accurately, what John Waters is to Baltimore — Gus Van Sant is to Portland. His films, particularly Mala Noche, Drugstore Cowboy, and My Own Private Idaho (known collectively as the “Portland Trilogy”) played a seismic role in cementing the city’s counterculture identity, though it’s important to note that the Portland seen in these films no longer exists. Indeed, the Portland Trilogy is a time capsule from an era that bears zero resemblance…

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