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- WASHINGTON SQUARE: Audiovisual Collection
The Straight story
- DVD DRAMA (WSQ)
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton.
Burbank, CA : Walt Disney Home Video : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [1999?]
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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, Wisconsin.
Originally released as motion picture in 1999.