The Straight Story (1999)

An old man makes a long journey by tractor to mend his relationship with an ill brother. (source: imdb.com)

Do you like The Straight Story?

467 views

The Straight Story Cast

Click on the photos to view each person's profile.


See full list of The Straight Story Cast and Crew »

Post Your Vote

Vote Results

Lana Schwab - 1 Vote
Everett McGill - 1 Vote
Sissy Spacek - 1 Vote
Kevin P. Farley - 1 Vote

Vote for your favorite cast member



On-Screen Matchups

No records found.

Post a comment:

Your Name
Login or Join to avoid entering this info

Your Email
This will not appear on the site

Comment

DISCLAIMER
You are solely responsible for the comments and other content that you post. Who's Dated Who? accepts no responsibility whatsoever in connection with or arising from such content.



Posted by Barney Burns
5
yrs ago
Richard Farnsworth was the best actor i EVER saw i sure do miss him no one will ever come close to him



Who's Dated Who? content is contributed and edited by our readers. You are most welcome to update, correct or add information to this page. Update Information
The Straight Story

Main Details

Other Details

Media

Publicity

Community


Top Contributors Today

  • angel_angel
  • danieliuks2
  • mandia27
  • Katherine_GR
  • Mishgan

Register Here to contribute to FamousFix. Login »

The Straight Story Needs a Banner!


Snapshot

EDIT

Release Date
21 May 1999
Budget
$10,000,000
US Box Office
$6,000,000
Genre
Country
France
UK
USA
Filming Locations
Clermont, Iowa, USA
Language
Sound Mix
Color
Film Type
Film Class
Mood
Themes
Tones

Wikipedia

The Straight Story is a 1999 drama film directed by David Lynch. The film was edited and produced by Mary Sweeney, Lynch's longtime partner and co-worker. She co-wrote the script with John E. Roach. The film is based on the true story of Alvin Straight's 1994 journey across Iowa and Wisconsin on a lawn mower. Alvin (Richard Farnsworth) is an elderly World War II veteran who lives with his daughter Rose (Sissy Spacek), a kind woman with a mental disability. When he hears that his estranged brother Lyle (Harry Dean Stanton) has suffered a stroke, Alvin makes up his mind to go visit him and hopefully make amends before he dies. Because Alvin's legs and eyes are too impaired for him to receive a driving license, he hitches a trailer to his recently purchased thirty-year-old John Deere 110 Lawn Tractor, having a maximum speed of about 5 miles per hour, and sets off on the 240 mile journey from Laurens, Iowa to Mount Zion, Wisconsin.

The Straight Story Wikipedia »

Related News


Photo Sets


External Websites

List of links to The Straight Story fansites:


The Straight Story Links »

Join Now

Register to update information, save favorites, post photos, news stories and comments.

Already A Member?

Email


Password