The Straight Story
The Straight Story

Release Date

Sep 03, 1999

1999

The Straight Story

Drama

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Synopsis

"The Straight Story" chronicles a trip made by 73-year-old Alvin Straight from Laurens, Iowa, to Mt. Zion, Wisconsin, 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.

Cast

Alvin Straight

Richard Farnsworth

Alvin Straight

Rose Straight

Sissy Spacek

Rose Straight

Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor

Jane Galloway Heitz

Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor

Apple

Jack Walsh

Apple

Tom the John Deere Dealer

Everett McGill

Tom the John Deere Dealer

Danny Riordan, Clermont Resident

James Cada

Danny Riordan, Clermont Resident

Thorvald Olsen

John Farley

Thorvald Olsen

Lyle Straight, Alvin's Brother

Harry Dean Stanton

Lyle Straight, Alvin's Brother

Steve

Matt Guidry

Steve

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