The Resource The Straight story

The Straight story

Label
The Straight story
Title
The Straight story
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
New York Film Critics Circle: best actor (Farnsworth), best cinematography; 1999 Screen International Award: best picture (Non-European).
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Mary Sweeney ; music, Angelo Badalamenti
Intended audience
MPAA rated G
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1920-2000
  • 1926-2017
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sweeney, Mary
  • Edelstein, Neal
  • Roach, John.
  • Lynch, David
  • Badalamenti, Angelo
  • Farnsworth, Richard
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Picture Factory
  • Studio Canal+
  • Film Four International
  • Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Straight, Alvin
  • Families
  • Reconciliation
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Straight story
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951010117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000640756
  • (OCoLC)ocm45382041
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; letterbox format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Straight story
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951010117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000640756
  • (OCoLC)ocm45382041
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; 2.35:1 aspect ratio; letterbox format
Video recording format
DVD

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