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Director:
Writers (WGA):
Matt Williams (written by) &
Oley Sassone (written by)
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Release Date:
24 May 1991 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
The inspiring true-life adventure of a courageous young rebel who defied the odds...and won.
Plot:
Thrilled by a performance she sees at a fair, Sonora tries to land a spot as a daredevil who rides horses off of high dives. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Gabrielle Anwar ... Sonora Webster

Michael Schoeffling ... Al Carver

Cliff Robertson ... Doctor W.F. Carver

Dylan Kussman ... Clifford Henderson

Kathleen York ... Marie

Frank Renzulli ... Mr. Slater
Nancy Moore Atchison ... Arnette Webster
Lisa Norman ... Aunt Helen
Lorianne Collins ... Clarabelle
Elizabeth Hayes ... Miss Simpson
Laura Lee Norton ... Mrs. Ellis
Michael J. Matusiak ... Photographer
Jeff Woodward ... Reporter #1
David Massry ... Reporter #2
Cheri Brown ... Attractive Girl
David Dwyer ... Stagehand
Haley Aull ... Little Girl

Ed Grady ... Preacher (as Ed L. Grady)
Katy Matson ... Kid #1
Wendy Ball ... Kid #2
Sam Aull ... Kid #3
Carson Aull ... Kid #4
Boyd Peterson ... Farmer #1
Gene Walker ... Farmer #2
Lowell D. Smith ... Wrangler
Rick Warner ... Doctor

Mark Jeffrey Miller ... Candy Man
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Christopher Jones ... Shoe Shine Boy (uncredited)
Don Young ... Dirt Farmer (uncredited)

Directed by
Steve Miner 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Matt Williams (written by) &
Oley Sassone (written by)

Produced by
Sarah Brock .... associate producer
Robin S. Clark .... co-producer
Oley Sassone .... executive producer
Matt Williams .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mason Daring 
 
Cinematography by
Daryn Okada (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Jon Poll 
 
Casting by
Mary Gail Artz 
Barbara Cohen 
 
Production Design by
Randy Ser 
 
Art Direction by
Thomas Fichter 
 
Set Decoration by
Jean Alan 
 
Costume Design by
Malissa Daniel 
 
Makeup Department
Beatrice De Alba .... hair stylist
Suzy Mazzarese-Allison .... hair stylist
Glory Neal .... assistant hair stylist
Glory Neal .... assistant makeup artist
Davida Simon .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Robin S. Clark .... unit production manager
Daniel J. Heffner .... executive in charge of production
Steven Tyler Sahlein .... assistant post production manager (uncredited)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Matt Earl Beesley .... first assistant director
David Fudge .... second assistant director
Alex Kramarchuk .... second second assistant director (as O. Alex Kramarchuk)
 
Art Department
Patrick Cassidy .... lead man (as Patrick T. Cassidy)
Carol Lee Davis .... scenic artist (as Carole Lee Davis)
Leslie Sue Dicker .... scenic artist (as Leslie Dicker)
Kitty Doris-Bates .... head painter (as Kitty Doris)
Tony Fanning .... set designer
Frank M. Fleming .... set dresser
David W. Ford .... lead man
Ted Hardwick .... set dresser
Scott Henderson .... set dresser
Drew Kinney .... set designer
James A. Kinney .... set designer
Bruce Mink .... property master
Roger Nall .... set dresser
Lars Petersen .... construction coordinator (as Lars Peterson)
Michele Poulik .... assistant set decorator
Peter Tosti Stephenson .... assistant property master
Steven C. Voll .... construction foreman
Stephanie Waldron .... set dresser
Jamie Arbuckle .... set dresser (uncredited)
Daniel W. Blaha .... carpenter (uncredited)
Ken Counts .... assistant construction coordinator (uncredited)
K. Drew Fuller .... carpenter (uncredited)
Katy McDougald .... art department coordinator (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Steve C. Aaron .... sound mixer (as Steve Aaron)
Christopher Assells .... sound editor
Charles R. Beith Jr. .... sound editor
Billy B. Bell .... sound editor
Bruce Bell .... adr mixer
Stephen Caldwell .... sound editor
David E. Campbell .... re-recording mixer (as David Campbell)
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Gary A. Hecker .... foley mixer (as Gary Hecker)
Philip A. Hess .... sound editor (as Philip Hess)
Kristi Johns .... adr editor
Doc Kane .... adr mixer
A. David Marshall .... sound editor
Dave McMoyler .... supervising sound editor (as David McMoyler)
Tom Norton .... assistant sound editor
David M. O'Dell .... boom operator
John T. Reitz .... re-recording mixer (as John Reitz)
Gregg Rudloff .... re-recording mixer
Jill Schachne .... foley artist
Gary Shinkle .... assistant sound editor
Richard S. Steele .... sound editor (as Richard Steele)
Scott A. Tinsley .... sound editor (as Scott Tinsley)
Glen Trew .... sound mixer
Marc Van Der Nagel .... assistant sound editor
Mark Zimbicki .... boom operator
Bob Costanza .... sound editor (uncredited)
Allen Hurd .... sound recordist (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Guy Himber .... creature shop mechanical supervisor
Guy Himber .... puppeteer
David K. Phillips .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Mark Dornfeld .... optical supervisor
Kevin Koneval .... optical supervisor
Paul Lasaine .... matte artist
Peter Montgomery .... visual effects supervisor
Carolyn Soper .... visual effects producer
Blaine Converse .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Shelley S. Boyle .... stunt double: Sonora (as Shelley Peterson Boyle)
David R. Ellis .... stunt coordinator
Cherri Reiber .... stunt double: Marie
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jim Bridges .... still photographer
Jeremy Briggs .... first assistant camera
Charles John Bukey .... key grip
Thomas C. Cook .... grip
Philip Dann .... second assistant camera (as Philip E. Dann)
Danny Eccleston .... gaffer
Brett F. Gates .... second assistant camera (as Brett Gates)
Gary Gatewood .... second assistant camera (as Gary D. Gatewood)
Dulce 'Candy' González .... camera operator (as Dulce 'Candy' Gonzales)
Scott Herrick .... grip
Jeff Kunkel .... dolly grip (as Jeffrey Sherman Kunkel)
Karl Owens .... first assistant camera (as Karl C. Owens)
K.C. Pierson .... best boy grip
Steve Spallone .... best boy electric (as Steven D. Spallone)
Jordan Klein Sr. .... underwater director of photography (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Tona B. Dahlquist .... extras casting (as Tona B. Hill)
Liz Siegel .... casting assistant (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Tracy Bayne .... costume supervisor
Johnny Foam .... costume supervisor
Jennifer Morrison .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Mark Goldman .... assistant editor
Greg Hayden .... associate editor
Bob Kaiser .... color timer (as Robert Kaiser)
Marsha McKeever .... apprentice editor
 
Location Management
Spencer Clarke .... location manager (as Spencer M. Clarke Jr.)
Sam Holland .... assistant location manager
 
Music Department
Martin Brody .... orchestrator
Bill Elliott .... orchestrator
Marylata Elton .... music coordinator (as Marylata E. Jacob)
Steve Mccroskey .... supervising music editor
Billy Novick .... orchestrator (as Bill Novick)
Mark Tanzer .... music scoring engineer
Leanne Ungar .... score mixer
Kyle Wesloh .... music scoring engineer
Matt Walker .... music executive (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Bob Burkhart .... transportation coordinator
Scott Hubacek .... transportation captain
Vicki Lybrand .... transportation
 
Other crew
Kathleen 'Bo' Bobak .... production assistant
Christi L. Bouknight .... production assistant
Cheri Brown .... production secretary
Francie Brown .... dialect coach
Carolyn Cobia .... production assistant
John E. Freed III .... representative: American Humane Association
Craig S. Frisby .... production assistant
Hamilton Holt .... production assistant
Sandy Holt .... adr voice
Melissa D. Howe .... production assistant
Holly Kane .... adr voice
Randy Kirby .... adr voice
John D. Kuberski .... key production assistant
Mable Lawson-McCrary .... script supervisor
Rick Lazzarini .... puppeteer
Amy Levy .... adr voice
Helen Macdonald .... assistant: Mr. Williams
Mimi Maynard .... adr voice
Noa Meldy .... assistant: Mr. Miner
Dave Nelson .... puppeteer (as David Arthur Nelson)
Sharon Perl-Collins .... production accountant (as Sharon S. Perl)
Richard Plastik .... production assistant
Tony Pope .... adr voice
Wayne Powers .... adr voice
Corky Randall .... head animal trainer
Cherri Reiber .... assistant trainer
Lisa Rocco .... puppeteer (as Lisa A. Doering)
Nancy Rosing .... production coordinator
Diane Seniw .... first assistant accountant (as Diane M. Seniw)
Russell Shinkle .... puppeteer (as Russel Shinkle)
Lowell D. Smith .... wrangler
Blanche Sypher .... craft service
Gene Walker .... wrangler
Dan Frye .... puppeteer (uncredited)
Jim Greenall .... puppeteer (uncredited)
 
Crew verified as complete


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Runtime:
88 min
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Language:
Color:
Color (Technicolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Germany:6 | Iceland:L | USA:G (certificate #31040)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Last acting work of Michael Schoeffling, who quit the film business in the early 1990's to concentrate in his own selling furniture business.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: At the beginning of the film when Sonora rips the lace off her skirt to use as a rope to guide the horse with the lace is short as she puts it on her horse, but then after she jumps on her horse the lace is all of a sudden twice as long.See more »
Quotes:
Marie:I am an actress! Not a circus performer! I am going to New York City. Next time you see me I am going to be a big star! And you will still be shoveling manure!See more »
Movie Connections:
Soundtrack:
Weren't So Bad What Used To BeSee more »

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7 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful, 8 July 2002
Author: tink-8

This movie is so good. The acting is incredible. The main character brings out the dreamer in us all. The rest of the cast is just as good. If you've ever doubted your ability to achieve a goal, this is the movie for you. See it. You won't regret it!

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