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The Straight Story (1999)

The Straight Story

A true story that proves a little determination goes a very, very long way. 1999/10/15 112 min.
Average: 7.8 (693 votes)
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David Lynch
David Lynch


Richard Farnsworth is Alvin Straight
Richard Farnsworth
Alvin Straight
Sissy Spacek is Rose Straight
Sissy Spacek
Rose Straight
Jane Galloway Heitz is Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor
Jane Galloway Heitz
Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor
Joseph A. Carpenter is Bud
Joseph A. Carpenter
Donald Wiegert is Sig
Donald Wiegert
Tracey Maloney is Nurse
Tracey Maloney
Dan Flannery is Doctor Gibbons
Dan Flannery
Doctor Gibbons
Ed Grennan is Pete
Ed Grennan
Jack Walsh is Apple
Jack Walsh
Gil Pearson is Sun Ray Tours Bus Driver
Gil Pearson
Sun Ray Tours Bus Driver


A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns at some point that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and won't get better. Alvin is decided to make matters right with Lyle whilst he nevertheless can, however his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa and not using a automobile and no driver's license. Then he hits at the concept of making the trip on his antique lawnmower, thus starting a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.

Original title The Straight Story
TMDb Rating 7.8 693 votes

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