Keswick Film Club - The Straight Story

Sunday 26th March 5:30 PM

The Straight Story 

Director: David Lynch Country: USA
Cert: U Year: 1999 Length: 111 mins
The Straight Story

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Synopsis

David Lynch (Wild at Heart, Blue Velvet) has veered away from his normal style and made a touchingly gentle film based on a true story which has become a great success. Alvin Straight decides to make the journey of 300 miles to make up with his estranged brother. He is determined to make his own way there and hitches up a makeshift trailer to his lawn mower and sets out on a six week journey through the American heartland and the wonderful characters he meets along the way.

Critics

open_quote A winner all the way...a gem close_quote Time Out



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