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International Velvet (1978)

G  |   |  Drama, Family, Sport  |  1 September 1978 (Denmark)
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Velvet's orphaned niece, Sarah, follows her dream of Olympic glory with her horse Arizona Pie.

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Sarah Brown
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Captain Johnson
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Beth
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Tim
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Wilson
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Mike
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This sequel to the 1944 Elizabeth Taylor film National Velvet focuses on Sarah Brown, a young, recently orphaned American girl sent to England to live with her aunt - a now grown Velvet Brown. The troubled Sarah is only interested in one thing; horses, and has clearly inherited her aunt's talent. She and her horse Arizona Pie (son of Velvet's Grand National winning stead The Pie) work their way up through the world of eventing, finally being selected for the British Olympic Squad, growing up and finding love along the way. Written by Liz L

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The producers wanted Elizabeth Taylor to reprise her role as Velvet Brown. See more »

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Somehow the Pie has gone from being a chestnut gelding in the original movie to a dark bay stallion in the sequel. See more »

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Follows National Velvet (1944) See more »

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no classic,by any means
25 September 2010 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

this sequel,made thirty pus year after National Velvet is nowhere near as good,in my opinion.it lacks the warmth,charm and magic.it's also too long and has a melancholy feeling running throughout it.i could have done without the voice over narration,which i found irritating.i also found the music to be overly dramatic,hitting those inspirational notes at all the right moments.the original film has none of that.it was simple well told,well acted movie.one other thing i have to mention is that the main character her isn't particularly likable,or even very sympathetic.honestly,except for the final fifteen or twenty minutes ,i was bored out of my skull.for me,International Velvet is a 3/10


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