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The Straight Story (1999)

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overview : 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.

Release Date : Oct 15, 1999

Runtime : 1h 52m

Genre : Drama  

Companies : Walt Disney Pictures, Canal+, CiBy 2000, Channel Four Films, Asymmetrical Productions, Les Films Alain Sarde, The Picture Factory, StudioCanal, The Straight Story, Inc

Countries : United States of America

Keywords : sibling relationship, mississippi river, wisconsin, lawnmower, iowa, biography, road trip, based on true story, family relationships, family, elderly man


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