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The straight story

Author: David LynchMary SweeneyNeal EdelsteinJohn RoachRichard FarnsworthAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2003]
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 estranged brother Lyle who had suffered a stroke. 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 with hitched trailer 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
Drama
Named Person: Alvin Straight
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Lynch; Mary Sweeney; Neal Edelstein; John Roach; Richard Farnsworth; Sissy Spacek; Harry Dean Stanton; Walt Disney Pictures.; Picture Factory.; Studio Canal+.; Films Alain Sarde (Firm); Film Four International.; Walt Disney Home Video (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 0788823337 9780788823336
OCLC Number: 148110740
Language Note: Optional English captions; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999.
Includes theatrical trailer.
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 (approximately 112 min.) : sd., color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio); enhanced for 16x9 televisions.
Other Titles: Straight story (Motion picture)
Responsibility: Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; 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 estranged brother Lyle who had suffered a stroke. 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 with hitched trailer and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.

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