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Straight story (Motion picture : 1999)
The Straight story [DVD]
[1999?] by Walt Disney Home Video : Burbank, CA : by Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment,
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Form of Work
DVD lacks chapter stops.
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.
Special features include: theatrical trailer. -- scene index. -- interactive menu.
Restrictions on Access
Educational and home use only.
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Mary Sweeney ; music, Angelo Badalamenti.
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton.
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, Wisconsin.
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; letterbox format.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
New York Film Critics Circle: best actor (Farnsworth), best cinematography; 1999 Screen International Award: best picture (Non-European).
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired