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  • Lynch's faith in the kindness of human nature has been renewed, yet thankfully he's never maudlin. Instead, he wins over our emotions with the film's understated beauty. show more

  • A beautiful, appropriately loping little gem about growing older, daring to take risks and follow your heart. That probably sounds corny, and The Straight Story is. show more

  • A great, haunting film; it affects us in ways we're not used to...it is capable of both lifting our hearts and chilling us to the bone. show more

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