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The Straight story

Author: David LynchRichard FarnsworthSissy SpacekHarry Dean StantonWalt Disney Pictures.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Video, [1999?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Road films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
New York Film Critics Awards
Drama
Named Person: Alvin Straight
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lynch; Richard Farnsworth; Sissy Spacek; Harry Dean Stanton; Walt Disney Pictures.; Picture Factory.; Studio Canal+.; Film Four International.; Walt Disney Home Video (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 078882287X 9780788822872
OCLC Number: 44025591
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Credits: Director of photography, Freddie Francis; editor, Mary Sweeney; music, Angelo Badalamenti.
Cast: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton.
Awards: New York Film Critics Circle: best actor (Farnsworth), best cinematography; 1999 Screen International Award: best picture (Non-European).
Description: 1 videocassette (112 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS; hi-fi stereo, Dolby surround.
Responsibility: Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch.

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Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.

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