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The Straight story [videorecording] / Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Town of Hanover Libraries.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Howe Library DVD FAM STR 31254003186430 Family movies - Main floor Available -
Howe Library DVD FIC STR 31254003409501 Upper level Available -
 Gift: Gift to the Howe Library

Record details

  • ISBN: 0788823337
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color; 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video : [1999?]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as motion picture.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Mary Sweeney ; music, Angelo Badalamenti.
Participant or Performer Note:
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton.
Summary, etc.:
Based on a true story about 73-year-old Alvin Straight who embarks on a dangerous and emotional journey to make amends with his 75-year-old brother Lyle before his brother dies. Alvin can no longer drive a car because of his eyesight and has to walk with 2 canes, but he climbs aboard his 1966 John Deere lawnmower and drives the 260-mile course from Laurens, Iowa to Mt. Zion, Wis.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Awards Note:
New York Film Critics Circle: best actor (Farnsworth), best cinematography; 1999 Screen International Award: best picture (Non-European).
Subject: Straight, Alvin > Drama.
Feature films.
Families > Middle West > Drama.
Reconciliation > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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