The Straight Story (1999)
overview : A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in Wisconsin, while Alvin is stuck in Iowa with no car and no driver's license. Then he hits on the idea of making the trip on his old lawnmower, thus beginning a picturesque and at times deeply spiritual odyssey.
Release Date : Oct 15, 1999
Runtime : 1h 52m
Genre : Drama
Companies : Walt Disney Pictures, Asymmetrical Productions, Channel Four Films, Les Films Alain Sarde, StudioCanal, The Picture Factory, The Straight Story, Inc, Canal+, CiBy 2000
Countries : United States of America
Keywords : sibling relationship, mississippi, wisconsin, lawnmower, iowa, biography, based on a true story, independent film, family relationships, family, road movie, elderly man