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The Resource The straight story, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

The straight story, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)

Label
The straight story
Title
The straight story
Statement of responsibility
Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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 estranged brother Lyle who had suffered a stroke. 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 with hitched trailer 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
Optional English captions; 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
  • Sweeney, Mary
  • Edelstein, Neal
  • Roach, John
  • Farnsworth, Richard
  • Spacek, Sissy
  • Stanton, Harry Dean
  • Walt Disney Pictures
  • Picture Factory
  • Studio Canal
  • Films Alain Sarde (Firm)
  • Film Four International
  • Walt Disney Home Video (Firm)
  • Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Straight, Alvin
  • Families
  • Reconciliation
  • Iowa
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The straight story, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223135689033
  • 31223111210192
  • 31223111210184
  • 31223111210218
  • 31223135689058
  • 31223135689066
  • 31223135689041
  • 31223135689017
  • 31223135689009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951010117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)148110740
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, 2.35:1 aspect ratio, no chapter stops
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The straight story, Walt Disney Pictures presents ; a Picture Factory production in association with Le Studio Canal+ and Film Four in association with Alain Sarde ; a film by David Lynch ; produced by Mary Sweeney, Neal Edelstein ; written by John Roach & Mary Sweeney ; directed by David Lynch, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1999
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223135689033
  • 31223111210192
  • 31223111210184
  • 31223111210218
  • 31223135689058
  • 31223135689066
  • 31223135689041
  • 31223135689017
  • 31223135689009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 112 min.)
Isbn
9780788823336
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
717951010117
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20452
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)148110740
System details
DVD video, Dolby digital 5.1 surround, 2.35:1 aspect ratio, no chapter stops
Video recording format
DVD

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