The Straight Story
(1999, Directed by David Lynch)
A sentimental slice of quiet life on the road and a reflection on the delicate nature of our inner worlds. It’s sweet, but not overly-sentimental — although the soundtrack is a little much for my taste. The film reminds me of one of those made-for-tv movies designed to pluck at heart strings, and although that may have been intended the film works because of it’s honesty and quiet directness. A reminder of 90s film making, but timeless in presentation, with great photography. I liked it.
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