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Straight Story

2 Ratings: 1.0
A movie directed by David Lynch

David Lynch's first foray into the land of Disney and G-ratings is a surprisingly gentle, hopeful, and irony-free crowd pleaser. The film tells the true story of Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth), a 73-year-old man who journeys from Laurens, Iowa, … see full wiki

Tags: Movies, Dramas
Director: David Lynch
Release Date: 1999
MPAA Rating: G
2 reviews about Straight Story
review by . December 01, 2002
Pros: great story and beautiful scenery     Cons: none     The Bottom Line: You cannot put a limit on family     Alvin Straight 1921-1996      I certainly have encountered mixed reviews about this movie, anywhere from fantastic to total boredom. But much like Alvin Straight, I found this movie traveled down the middle road. I started watching movies long before CGI and F/X became cause celeb, so I’ve learned to enjoy …
review by . May 29, 2000
posted in Movie Hype
Pros: David Lynch Film     Cons: Unbelievably Trite     David Lynch is known for weirdness but this was weird times 2. I have seen this movie described as a man on a mission movie but that's stretching it a little. Overall, I thought it was trite and kind of stupid.      Basically the story of a old man in failing health who lives with his "slow" daughter. It's hokey in the fact that although the man is really old, his few words …
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