Drugstore Cowboy is a 1989 American crime drama film directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Van Sant and Daniel Yost, based on a autobiographical novel by James Fogle. Matt Dillon stars in the title role, and Kelly Lynch, Heather Graham, and William S. Burroughs are also featured. It was Van Sant's breakthrough picture. The film's score was written by composer Elliot Goldenthal. It was very well received critically, being listed on the Top Ten list of both Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert for films released in 1989. At the time the film was made, the source novel by Fogle was unpublished. It was...
|Release date:||September 9, 1989|
|Directed by:||Gus Van Sant|
|Producer:||Karen Murphy, Nick Wechsler|
|Editor:||Mary Bauer, Curtiss Clayton|
|Music by:||Elliot Goldenthal|
|Screenplay by:||Gus Van Sant, Daniel Yost, William S. Burroughs|
|Adapted from:||Drugstore Cowboy|