Richard Farnsworth

The Straight Story

03 Nov 1999
? G
112 min
John Roach, Mary Sweeney
Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 18 wins & 39 nominations.
"The Straight Story" chronicles a trip made by 73-year-old Alvin Straight from Laurens, Iowa, to Mt. Zion, Wis., in 1994 while riding a lawn mower. The man undertook his strange journey to mend his relationship with his ill, estranged, 75-year-old brother Lyle.