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The Straight Story

Drama
1h 48m 1999USAAvailable until 30 September 2021
PG
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The Straight Story
1h 48m

The Straight Story is based on the real life journey of 73-year-old Alvin Straight, a man who decides to travel from his home in Laurens, Iowa, to Mount Zion, Wisconsin, to mend his relationship with his estranged older brother. There's a slightly quirky twist as Alvin insists on making the 317 mile journey on his lawnmower.

languages:
English
directors:
David Lynch
cast:
Sissy Spacek, Jane Galloway Heitz, Richard Farnsworth