In the Straight Story a young girl named Dorothy runs away from home and meets an old man by a fire place. The man then convinces her to return to her family. That's essentually what happens to Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz when she meets Prof. Marvel.
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Similar road movie where the lawnmower is replaced with a snow scooter. The American southern states are replaced with Norwegian snow covered mountains.The way Jomar meets the people on his way north have some clear parallels to David Lynch's movie.
While he and Gus follow Boone and Peters's car, Shawn comments that "it's like we're following Richard Farnsworth in 'The Straight Story.'"
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