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Wild Horse, Wild Ride (2011)

PG  |   |  Documentary, Western  |  May 2011 (USA)
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A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for a Texas competition in this stunning and poignant documentary. Among them: Charles, a ... See full summary »

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A handful of unforgettable characters set out on a 100-day quest to tame a totally wild mustang for a Texas competition in this stunning and poignant documentary. Among them: Charles, a Navajo grandfather out to re-capture his youth; George, a grizzled cowboy with a stubborn streak; and Wylene, a blond beauty with a theatrical flare and a nerve of steel. In three months, man and horse must transform from scared strangers to close companions. It won't be an easy journey. Bones and egos will take a beating. Fear and frustration will weed many out. But those who prevail may find themselves desperately vying to keep their horses when they ultimately all go up for adoption at a public auction. Written by Anonymous

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100 Days. 100 People. 100 Mustangs.


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George Gregory: You get to take a wild horse and bond with him and get him to where you can ride him. It just doesn't get any better than that.
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Every Lady Needs A Stallion
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The title of this film could be better but as soon as you can get pass that it's really an excellent film. As a documentary it does its job of promoting its cause while never making you feel like you are force-fed information. In part this is due to the amazing cinematography and ease of watching. The movie has a very relaxed element, you can sit back and kick up your feet, and before you know it you forget you're in the theater until you hear laughter. At first glance the movie seems very vague and leaves you wondering where the storyline is going but it evolves quickly and has many subtleties making it a very moving piece. By the end of the film you feel connected to all the characters and even animals on a personal level. It leaves you yearning for more.


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