fraenkel film festival

The Straight Story (35mm)

Selected by Kota Ezawa

Upon receiving news that his estranged brother has suffered a stroke, Alvin Straight, a stubborn 73-year-old man living in rural Iowa, commits to amending their fractured relationship before it is too late. With poor eyesight and failing health disqualifying him from obtaining a driver’s license, Alvin hitches a makeshift trailer to his 1966 John Deere lawn mower and set out on a 260-mile trek to Mount Zion, Wisconsin at a max speed of 5 miles per hour.

Part of the Fraenkel Film Festival

1h 52m
David Lynch
First Showing
July 11, 2024


Thursday, July 11, 2024 9:15 PM
Location Big Roxie

Note films start right at the listed showtime.
Discounted for members with promo code (email for details)
All-films festival passes ($200) and 6-film passes ($72) available here.

All ticket sales are final.