River Phoenix and Lily Taylor hop off a north bound cable car here at Geary
and Powell when the conductor calls, "Powell and Market," a south bound
stop a few blocks away. The pair then skips into a restaurant at #1933,
more than a dozen blocks away from here in any direction! San Franciscans
never miss a trick when it comes to out-of-sequence locations. Favorites
are impossible car chases when a driver turns a corner and is suddenly
In this 1991 coming of age story directed by Nancy Savoca, Phoenix and Taylor meet and fall in love in the hours before the Phoenix character is shipped off to Vietnam in 1963.
Copyright 2001 Hank Donat