15 certificateThe Straight Story is a Film programme that first aired in 1999 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

The Straight Story is a 4 star programme

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The Straight Story (1999)

Directed by
David Lynch

Based on a the true story of Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth) who in 1994 travelled 240 miles across the American state of Iowa to visit his brother who had recently suffered a heart attack. The trouble was Alvin's eyesight was too poor for him to drive a car and his legs weren't what they used to be. So he travelled the entire way on a 1960's riding lawnmower a journey that took him in total 6 weeks

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1999

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: France/UK/USA

Filmed in Colour


Image for Sissy SpacekSissy Spacek...Rose 'Rosie' Straight
Jane Galloway Heitz...Dorothy
Joseph A. Carpenter...Bud
Donald Wiegert...Sig
Richard Farnsworth...Alvin Straight
Tracey Maloney...Nurse
Dan Flannery...Doctor Gibbons
Jennifer Edwards-Hughes...The Grocery Clerk
Ed Grennan...Pete
Jack Walsh...Apple
Max the Wonder Dog...Farm Dog
Gil Pearson...Sun Ray Tours Bus Driver
Barbara June Patterson...Woman on Bus
Everett McGill...Tom the John Deere Dealer
Anastasia Webb...Crystal