Roadside Prophets

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Roadside Prophets ★★ 1992 (R)

Counter-culture road trip, striving to be the '90s version of “Easy Rider,” follows factory worker/biker Joe (Doe) on his mission to transport the ashes of a fellow biker to Nevada. He is accompanied by the pesky younger Sam (Horovitz), and together they meet up with lots of eccentrics and stay at lots of cheap motels. Interesting cast meanders through sentimental and slow-moving buddy flick from debut director Wool, who wrote “Sid and Nancy.” Cusack completes the cameo hat trick, with appearances here and in 1992's “The Player” and “Shadows and Fog.” 96m/C VHS, DVD . John Doe, Adam Horovitz, David Carradine, Timothy Leary, Arlo Guthrie, Barton Heyman, Jennifer Balgobin, John David (J.D.) Cullum; Cameos: John Cusack; D: Abbe Wool; W: Abbe Wool.