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The Horse Boy -- The journey of the Isaacson family as they travel through Mongolia in search of a mysterious shaman who they believe can heal their autistic son.

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18 November 2011 (Germany) See more »
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How far would you travel to heal someone you love? See more »
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OVER THE HILLS AND FAR AWAY chronicles the journey of the Isaacson family as they travel through Mongolia... See more » | Full synopsis »
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1 nomination See more »
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(15 articles)
War Horse
 (From Scorecard Review. 6 January 2012, 7:56 AM, PST)

Autism on film: can cinema get it right?
 (From The Guardian - Film News. 4 April 2011, 8:39 AM, PDT)

A Mother's Courage
 (From GreenCine. 27 October 2010, 11:20 AM, PDT)

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An Incredible adventure See more (10 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Rupert Isaacson ... Himself - Narrator
Kristin Neff ... Herself
Rowan Isaacson ... Himself
Kendal Stewart ... Himself (as Dr. Kendal Stewart)

Temple Grandin ... Herself (as Dr. Temple Grandin)
Dale Rudin ... Herself (as Dr. Dale Rudin)
Simon Baron-Cohen ... Himself (as Dr. Simon Baron-Cohen)
Roy Richard Grinker ... Himself (as Dr. Roy Richard Grinker)

Directed by
Michel Orion Scott 
 
Produced by
Rupert Isaacson .... producer
 
Original Music by
Kim Carroll 
Lili Haydn 
 
Cinematography by
Michel Orion Scott 
 
Film Editing by
Rita K. Sanders 
 
Sound Department
Justin Hennard .... location sound
Matt Ludwick .... sound re-recording mixer
Gabe Sandoval .... recording engineer: studio narration
Charlie Uniform Tango .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jeremy Bailey .... second camera
Alex Daboub .... additional camera
Michelle Green .... additional camera
 
Editorial Department
Jennifer Bahr .... editing intern
Mike Curtis .... post-production consultant
Alex Daboub .... editing intern
Troy Gonzales .... editing intern
Michelle Green .... assistant editor
Kyle Henry .... post-production consultant
Jared Ravens .... color correctionist
 
Transportation Department
B. Dagvadorj .... driver: Mongolia
Gambat .... driver: Mongolia
N. Khadbaatar .... driver: Mongolia
Tsedee .... driver: Mongolia
 
Other crew
Ts. Amartuvshin .... horse guide: crew 2
Chimeddavaa .... horse guide: crew 1
Zolzaya Dashzeveg .... cook
A. Bold Erdene .... horse quide: crew 2
D. Gambold .... horse guide: crew 1
T. Ganzorig .... horse guide: crew 2
Undarmaa Gold .... additional translator
Ch. Odkhuu .... horse guide: crew 2
B. Oidov .... horse quide: crew 1
Batbayar Oidov .... horse guide: crew 1
Batjargal Oidov .... horse guide: crew 1
Tulga Otgonbaatar .... guide: Mongolian
Tulga Otgonbaatar .... translator: Monlogial
Naranbold Radnaabazar .... assistant: Mongolian guide and translator
Adam Rosenbloom .... location production assistant
G. Tsogtbayar .... horse guide: crew 2
 
Thanks
Brandon Gonzalez .... special thanks
Rowan Isaacson .... special thanks
Rupert Isaacson .... special thanks
Judy Klain .... special thanks
Kristin Neff .... special thanks
Stafford O'Neal .... special thanks
PJ Raval .... special thanks
 

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USA:93 min
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Australia:M | Canada:PG (British Columbia/Ontario) | Germany:o.Al. | USA:Unrated
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
An Incredible adventure, 20 August 2010
Author: gnaysmith from United Kingdom

This story brings hope to all of us parents of children with Autism... It is honest and full of hope. Autism shouldn't mean that we can't have a life - it should bring us hope and adventure... The professionals who took part in the interviews for the movie did so with open minds. Temple Grandin is fantastic and makes me believe that my son can do anything he chooses if I can help him to do it - I have read all of her books too and to know that she was behind Ru and Kristin on this adventure is great. This book and movie changed my life and the lives of my partner and kids. Thank you Ru, for all you have done for us - you are truly inspirational and a very wonderful friend.

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