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Virginia's Run (2002)

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A teenage girl, trying to come to grips with the death of her mother in a horse-riding accident, nurtures the foal of her mother's horse.

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Virginia Lofton
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Caroline Lofton
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Jessie Eastwood
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Darrow Raines
Robert Miranda ...
Blake Raines (as Robert Guy Miranda)
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Huntington Crane
Jocelyn Cunningham ...
Lydia
Adrien Labrecque ...
Joel
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Cop
Thomas Gibson ...
Rick
Andrew Thomson ...
Doctor
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Veterinarian
Lee Phillips ...
Wrangler Lee
Jessica Christie ...
Melissa
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Canadian lobster fisher Ford Lofton's wife Deborah dies from a fall riding neighbor Blake Raines's horse Twister. Ford's eldest daughter Caroline cares nothing for horses but dates Blake's hot-tempered son and jockey Darrow. Younger sister Virginia is obsessed with horses, especially Twister's foal Stormy. Seeing how Stormy's sale affects Virginia, Foird first arranges for her to become the new owners's stable-hand, later buys it himself. Caroline breaks up with Darrow, Virginia becomes his bitter race competitor. Written by KGF Vissers

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Two sisters. One remarkable adventure that will bring them together.

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Rated PG for reckless behavior and language | See all certifications »

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18 October 2002 (Canada)  »

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La chevauchée de Virginia  »

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When Virginia falls off her horse, you can clearly see the boots of someone riding Stormy back to her. See more »

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Hair Of The Dog
Written by Denny Leroux (ASCAP), Judith Leroux (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
Performed by Terry Campbell
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Family Film for Horse Lovers
13 March 2003 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is a wonderful family film in the tradition of Disney. For every female who loves horses, this film will touch in a way no other film can. Yes, the plot twists can be seen coming but this does not change the good feeling that the end leaves you with. Gabriel Byrne is wonderful as the father who just wants to protect his children. This is a movie to be watched with a large bowl of popcorn and a large box of tissues.


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