The Straight Story

The Straight Story 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.

Average Score : 77

A true story that proves a little determination goes a very, very long way.

Status: Released

Release Date: 1999-10-15

Geners Drama

Production Companies Les Films Alain Sarde The Picture Factory StudioCanal Film4 Productions The Straight Story, Inc

Production Countries France,United Kingdom,United States of America,

Run time: 112 minutes

Budget: $10,000,000

Revenue: $6,418,028