History Film / TheStraightStory

3rd Feb '17 7:50:25 PM Mdumas43073
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Creator/DavidLynch [[PlayingAgainstType directs the sweetest, gentlest movie you could imagine]]. Richard Farnsworth's performance led to his becoming the oldest nominee for a Best Actor AcademyAward.

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Creator/DavidLynch [[PlayingAgainstType directs the sweetest, gentlest movie you could imagine]]. Richard Farnsworth's performance led to his becoming the oldest nominee for a Best Actor AcademyAward.\n
3rd Feb '17 7:47:49 PM Mdumas43073
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Creator/DavidLynch [[PlayingAgainstType directs the sweetest, gentlest movie you could imagine]].

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Creator/DavidLynch [[PlayingAgainstType directs the sweetest, gentlest movie you could imagine]].
imagine]]. Richard Farnsworth's performance led to his becoming the oldest nominee for a Best Actor AcademyAward.
3rd Feb '17 7:45:21 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], directed by Creator/DavidLynch and starring Richard Farnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.

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heartwarming, uplifting film for the whole family from [[Creator/DavidLynch the man]] who brought us ''{{Film/Eraserhead}}'' and ''Film/BlueVelvet''...]]

''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], directed by Creator/DavidLynch and starring Richard Farnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.
3rd Feb '17 7:44:00 PM Mdumas43073
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''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], starring Richard Farnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.

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''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], directed by Creator/DavidLynch and starring Richard Farnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.
4th Nov '16 3:29:22 AM SorPepita
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* GoshDangItToHeck: Not in the movie, but a meta-example. Richard Farnsworth was going to turn down the film because he didn't like the language in ''BlueVelvet''. Only several personal assurances by Lynch and the other writers that the film would contain no cursing did he agree to do it.

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* GoshDangItToHeck: Not in the movie, but a meta-example. Richard Farnsworth was going to turn down the film because he didn't like the language in ''BlueVelvet''. Only after several personal assurances by Lynch and the other writers that the film would contain no cursing did he agree to do it.
3rd Nov '16 5:27:36 PM SorPepita
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''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], starring Creator/RichardFarnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.

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''The Straight Story'' is a 1999 film from [[{{Creator/Disney}} Walt Disney Pictures]], starring Creator/RichardFarnsworth Richard Farnsworth in the eponymous role along with Creator/SissySpacek and Creator/HarryDeanStanton.



Not to be confused with ''Film/StraightStory'', a Greek movie about straight couples in a gay world.

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Not to be confused with ''Film/StraightStory'', ''Straight Story'', a Greek movie about straight couples in a gay world.
1st Jul '16 7:08:07 PM eroock
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* TheSonsAndTheSpears: Used as a metaphor for family, with Alvin convincing the pregnant teenage runaway to go back home to her family, who will eventually understand. Within Alvin's own narrative, it reinforces his plot-driving need to reconnect with his estranged brother.

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* TheSonsAndTheSpears: Used as a metaphor for family, [[ThickerThanWater family]], with Alvin convincing the pregnant teenage runaway to go back home to her family, who will eventually understand. Within Alvin's own narrative, it reinforces his plot-driving need to reconnect with his estranged brother.
4th Mar '16 1:14:34 PM eroock
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* CampfireCharacterExploration: Provides the setting for an aesop subplot. Alvin passes a young female hitchhiker who later approaches his campfire and says that she could not get a ride. In conversation, Alvin astutely deduces that she is pregnant and has run away from home. Alvin tells the hitchhiker about the importance of family by using the metaphor of a bundle of sticks that is hard to break. The next day Alvin find that his hitchhiker friend has gone but left him a bundle of sticks tied together, implying that she plans to return home to her own family.

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* CampfireCharacterExploration: Provides the setting for an aesop AnAesop subplot. Alvin passes a young female hitchhiker who later approaches his campfire and says that she could not get a ride. In conversation, Alvin astutely deduces that she is pregnant and has run away from home. Alvin tells the hitchhiker about the importance of family by using the [[TheSonsAndTheSpears metaphor of a bundle of sticks that is hard to break.break]]. The next day Alvin find that his hitchhiker friend has gone but left him a bundle of sticks tied together, implying that she plans to return home to her own family.
17th Feb '16 1:38:36 PM Syrika
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* CampfireCharacterExploration: Provides the setting for an aesop subplot. Alvin passes a young female hitchhiker who later approaches his campfire and says that she could not get a ride. In conversation, Alvin astutely deduces that she is pregnant and has run away from home. Alvin tells the hitchhiker about the importance of family by using the metaphor of a bundle of sticks that is hard to break. The next day Alvin find that his hitchhiker friend has gone but left him a bundle of sticks tied together, implying that she plans to return home to her own family.
7th Jan '16 5:47:30 PM eroock
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* TheSonsAndTheSpears: Used as a metaphor for family, with Alvin convincing the pregnant teenage runaway to go back home to her family, who will eventually understand. Within Alvin's own narrative, it reinforces his plot-driving need to reconnect with his estranged brother.
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