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The Straight Story

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The Straight Story

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
G
performer:
Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek
director:
David Lynch
genre:
Drama, Comedy, Documentary

We gave it an A-

The true tale of a grizzled Iowan senior citizen (Richard Farnsworth) who makes a pilgrimage by tractor across the state line to visit his estranged brother, David Lynch’s new film could be seen as the ultimate act of Lynchian perversity: a genially enraptured G-rated heartland-of-America fairy tale. It’s also Lynch’s first movie since Blue Velvet that truly envelops you in its spell. A-