The Straight Story

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

Director: David Lynch
Writer: John Roach, Mary Sweeney
Production: N/A
Year: 1999
MetaScore: 86/100
ImdbRating: 8.0
BoxOffice: N/A
Released: 03 Nov 1999
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 19 wins & 39 nominations.


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Doctor Gibbons - Dan Flannery
Pete - Ed Grennan
Apple - Jack Walsh
Bus Driver - Gil Pearson
Woman on Bus - Barbara June Patterson
Tom the John Deere Dealer - Everett McGill
Crystal - Anastasia Webb
Steve - Matt Guidry
Danny Riordan - James Cada
Darla Riordan - Sally Wingert
Janet Johnson - Barbara Kingsley
Johnny Johnson - Jim Haun
Verlyn Heller - Wiley Harker
Fireman #1 - Randy Wiedenhoff
Fireman #2 - Jerry E. Anderson
Harald (as Kevin Farley) - Kevin P. Farley
Thorvald - John Farley
Priest - John Lordan
Boy in Truck - Garrett Sweeney
Boy in Truck - Peter Sweeney
Boy in Truck - Tommy Fahey
Boy in Truck - Matt Fahey
Boy in Truck - Dan Fahey
Mt. Zion Bartender - Russ Reed
Bar Patron - Leroy Swadley
Farmer on Tractor - Ralph Feldhacker
Policeman - Stephen Cinabro
Cyclist #1 - Gary D'Amico
Wendell - George A. Farr
Old Lady #1 - Lana Schwab