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The Straight story

Author: Mary SweeneyNeal EdelsteinJohn RoachDavid LynchAngelo BadalamentiAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [1999?]
Series: Disney DVD.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView 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, Wisconsin.
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Genre/Form: Films for the hearing impaired
Feature films
Biographical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Alvin Straight
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Sweeney; Neal Edelstein; John Roach; David Lynch; Angelo Badalamenti; 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: 0788823337 9780788823336
OCLC Number: 45382041
Language Note: Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: DVD lacks chapter stops.
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
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 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; letterbox format.
Series Title: Disney DVD.
Other Titles: Straight story (Motion picture)
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, Wisconsin.

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