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Universal acclaim - based on 32 Critics

User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 64 Ratings

Summary: "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.
Runtime: 112 min
Production: Canal+
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Countries: USA, UK, France
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 9, 2000
Director Credit
David Lynch Director
Writer Credit
John Roach Written By
Mary Sweeney Written By
Principal Cast Credit
Richard Farnsworth Alvin
Sissy Spacek Rose
Cast Credit
Anastasia Webb Crystal
Barbara June Patterson Woman On Bus
Dan Flannery Doctor Gibbons
Donald Wiegert Sig
Ed Grennan Pete
Everett McGill Tom The John Deere Dealer
Gil Pearson Bus Driver
Jack Walsh Apple
Jane Galloway Heitz Dorothy
Jennifer Edwards-Hughes Brenda
Joseph A. Carpenter Bud
Max the Wonder Dog Farm Dog
Tracey Maloney Nurse
Producer Credit
Mary Sweeney Producer
Michael Polaire Executive Producer
Neal Edelstein Producer
Pierre Edelman Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: