The Straight Story (1999)

Oct 15, 1999 112 min Watch Trailer

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.
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Richard FarnsworthAlvin Straight
Sissy SpacekRose Straight
Jane Galloway HeitzDorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor
Joseph A. CarpenterBud
Donald WiegertSig
Tracey MaloneyNurse
Dan FlanneryDoctor Gibbons
Ed GrennanPete
Jack WalshApple
Gil PearsonSun Ray Tours Bus Driver
Barbara June PattersonWoman on Bus
Everett McGillTom the John Deere Dealer
James CadaDanny Riordan, Clermont Resident
Sally WingertDarla Riordan, Clermont Resident
Barbara KingsleyJanet Johnson, Clermont Resident
Jim HaunJohnny Johnson, Clermont Resident

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