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Rated
G
Runtime 112 min
Ratings
95% critics Rotten Tomatoes
91% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 13+ Common Sense Media
Genre Biography, Drama
Release 11/03/99
Actors Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter, Donald Wiegert
Directors David Lynch
"The Straight Story" chronicles a trip made by 73-year-old Alvin Straight from Laurens, Iowa, to Mt. Zion, Wis., in 1994 while riding a lawn mower. The man undertook his strange journey to mend his relationship with his ill, estranged, 75-year-old brother Lyle.
Genre Biography, Drama
Release 11/03/99
Actors Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Joseph A. Carpenter, Donald Wiegert
Directors David Lynch
"The Straight Story" chronicles a trip made by 73-year-old Alvin Straight from Laurens, Iowa, to Mt. Zion, Wis., in 1994 while riding a lawn mower. The man undertook his strange journey to mend his relationship with his ill, estranged, 75-year-old brother Lyle.