The Straight Story (1999)


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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Movie Score: 7.8/10 from 457 votes
Release Date: 1999-10-15
Status: Released
Run time: 112 min / 1:52
Production Studio : Walt Disney Pictures, Asymmetrical Productions, Channel Four Films, CiBy 2000, Les Films Alain Sarde, StudioCanal, The Picture Factory, The Straight Story, Inc, Canal+
Production Country: United States of America
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The Straight Story Casts

Richard Farnsworth
as Alvin Straight
Sissy Spacek
as Rose Straight
Jane Galloway Heitz
as Dorothy, Straight's Next-Door Neighbor
Joseph A. Carpenter
as Bud
Donald Wiegert
as Sig
Tracey Maloney
as Nurse
Dan Flannery
as Doctor Gibbons
Ed Grennan
as Pete
Jack Walsh
as Apple
Gil Pearson
as Sun Ray Tours Bus Driver
Barbara June Patterson
as Woman on Bus
Everett McGill
as Tom the John Deere Dealer
James Cada
as Danny Riordan, Clermont Resident
Sally Wingert
as Darla Riordan, Clermont Resident
Barbara Kingsley
as Janet Johnson, Clermont Resident
Jim Haun
as Johnny Johnson, Clermont Resident
Kevin Farley
as Harald Olsen
John Farley
as Thorvald Olsen
Leroy Swadley
as Bar Patron
Ralph Feldhacker
as Farmer on Tractor
Harry Dean Stanton
as Lyle Straight, Alvin's Brother
Anastasia Webb
as Crystal
John Lordan
as Priest
Matt Guidry
as Steve

The Straight Story Crew

Directing David Lynch Director
Production Pierre Edelman Executive Producer
Production Neal Edelstein Producer
Production Michael Polaire Executive Producer
Production Mary Sweeney Producer
Camera Freddie Francis Director of Photography
Editing Mary Sweeney Editor
Production Jane Alderman Casting
Production Lynn Blumenthal Casting
Art Jack Fisk Production Design
Art Barbara Haberecht Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Patricia Norris Costume Design
Sound Walter Spencer Music Editor
Writing John Roach Screenplay
Writing Mary Sweeney Screenplay
Sound Angelo Badalamenti Music
Sound David Lynch Sound Designer
Sound Ronald Eng Sound Designer
Editing Hilary Schroeder First Assistant Editor