The Straight Story
Based on the true story of an elderly man, Alvin Ray Straight, who in 1994, left his home in Iowa on an old John Deere riding lawn mower. His journey to visit his sick brother in Wisconsin covered six weeks and 350 miles.
Film synopsis written for Film Scouts by Thom Bennett
Directed by: David Lynch
Written by: David Lynch, Mary Sweeney, John Roach
Starring: Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton, Everett McGill, Richard Farnsworth, John Farley, Kevin P. Farley
Produced by: Mary Sweeney, Alain Sarde, Neal Edelstein
Original Music by: Angelo Badalamenti
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