The straight story

Published 2008
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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, Wis.

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Montreal : Distributed by Alliance Atlantis, c2008.
1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
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Director of photography, Freddie Francis; editor, Mary Sweeney; music, Angelo Badalamenti.
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton.
DVD ; Dolby Digital sound (5.1, surround) ; (1.33:1) presentation.
For private home use only.
Includes audio tracks and subtitles in English and French.
New York Film Critics Circle: best actor (Farnsworth), best cinematography; 1999 Screen International Award: best picture (Non-European)
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