The Straight Story (U) – Biography, Drama


  • 112 min
  • Biography, Drama
  • Realease date: 03 Nov 1999 (France, UK, USA)
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IMDB Rating:
8.0 / 10


“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.  Running time: 112 minutes.

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Rotten Tomatoes Critic:  David Lynch’s movie – the finest he has made since “Blue Velvet” – is serenely bereft of postmodern cynicism.