The Resource The Straight story, an Alliance Atlantis release of a Le Studio Canal+ presentation in association with Alain Sarde, a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney and Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

The Straight story, an Alliance Atlantis release of a Le Studio Canal+ presentation in association with Alain Sarde, a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney and Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

Label
The Straight story
Title
The Straight story
Statement of responsibility
an Alliance Atlantis release of a Le Studio Canal+ presentation in association with Alain Sarde, a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney and Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • 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
CaBVa
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video rating: PG
Language note
  • In English with optional French language track and English or French subtitles
  • 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
  • Lynch, David
  • Farnsworth, Richard
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
Runtime
97
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Straight story, an Alliance Atlantis release of a Le Studio Canal+ presentation in association with Alain Sarde, a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney and Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1999
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935139225
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3922
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; wide screen aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Straight story, an Alliance Atlantis release of a Le Studio Canal+ presentation in association with Alain Sarde, a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney and Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Catalogued from container
  • Originally released as motion picture in 1999
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
065935139225
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3922
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby digital 5.1; wide screen aspect ratio 2.35:1
Video recording format
DVD

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