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The Silver Brumby (1993)

A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Elyne Mitchell
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The Man
Amiel Daemion ...
Indi Mitchell (as Ami Daemion)
Johnny Raaen ...
Jock
Buddy Tyson ...
Darcy
Graeme Fullgrabe ...
Auctioneer
Gary Amos ...
Rider
Murray Chesson ...
Rider
John Coles ...
Rider
Danny Cook ...
Rider
Peter Faithfull ...
Rider
Richard Faithfull ...
Rider
Charles A. Harris ...
Ride (as Charles Harris)
Cody Harris ...
Rider
Ken Mitchell ...
Rider
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A mother tells her daughter a fable about the prince of the brumbies, brumby being a term for the feral horses of Australia, who must find its place among its kind, while one man makes it his mission to capture it and tame it.

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The magic of the mountain. The obsession of a man. The beauty of the Silver Brumby.

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16 September 1993 (Australia)  »

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The Silver Stallion: King of the Wild Brumbies  »

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Son of the Wind
Music by Tassos Ioannides, lyrics by Tassos Ioannides and John Tatoulis
Performed by Tiddas
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A Wonderful Surprise
8 April 2002 | by (Washington, DC) – See all my reviews

I usually have pretty low expectations for "children's movies" not to mention animal adventures. This film turned out to be a fabulous surprise in every way. Sure, I came to it solely to finish out my search for Russell Crowe films; but I came away extremely moved by both the story, the breathtaking visuals of Australia and the lack of heavyhandedness so usually present in these films. This film provided a mesmerizing, compelling film experience. Oh yeah...Russell looks absolutely gorgeous..... Try it...you'll be glad you did.


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