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The Resource The Straight story, Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch

The Straight story, Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch

Label
The Straight story
Title
The Straight story
Statement of responsibility
Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch
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
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1926-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lynch, David
  • 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
  • Videodiscs
  • Families
  • Reconciliation
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Straight story, Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally released as motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
659287
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 659287
  • (Sirsi) 659287
  • (OCoLC)45382041
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Straight story, Walt Disney Pictures ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch
Publication
Note
Originally released as motion picture
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
659287
Dimensions
3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 659287
  • (Sirsi) 659287
  • (OCoLC)45382041
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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