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Cinematheque . Film Schedule . THE STRAIGHT STORY

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Film Classics in 35mm!


France, United Kingdom, United States | 1999 | David Lynch


David Lynch’s only G-rated feature (made between Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive) is one of his best and most acclaimed works. Based on a true story, it’s a surreal road movie in which Alvin Straight (Richard Farnsworth), an elderly man from Iowa, undertakes a 240-mile journey on a riding lawn mower to visit his estranged, ailing brother in Wisconsin (Harrry Dean Stanton) and make amends. With Sissy Spacek; music by Angelo Badalamenti. 112 min.

Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8; no passes, twofers, or radio winners.

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