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A Horse for Summer (2015)

PG | | Drama, Family | 6 January 2015 (USA)
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When a family emergency forces a troubled teen to do the wrong thing for the right reason, a community discovers the meaning of forgiveness.



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When a family emergency forces a troubled teen to do the wrong thing for the right reason, a community discovers the meaning of forgiveness.

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How can you find Faith when you don't believe in yourself?


Drama | Family

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Rated PG for some mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


When Ken Lemm first wrote the screenplay for "A Horse for Summer," he named the lead male character Kent. At that time, he had no idea that Dean Cain would be cast in the role. Of course, Dean Cain became a fan favorite when he appeared in the television series "Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman." Dean played Clark Kent/Superman in the series which ran from 1993-1997. Ken also named one of the lead female characters Teri. This was months before he would meet talented actress Terri Minton who starred in his short film "These Foolish Things" and convinced the producers to cast her in the role as Teri. And, as a bonus coincidence, two decades before he would star opposite Terri Minton in "A Horse for Summer," Dean's costar in the "Lois & Clark" series was Teri Hatcher. See more »


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Just A Bad Film
2 March 2016 | by See all my reviews

Hey folks, I can enjoy a good faith based film, but the key thing for me is the word "good." This film simply was not good. For me, a good film requires a good story and screenplay. This film's story could have been good, but the screenplay was terrible. The actors could have provided good performances, but their work was hobbled by the bad screenplay and bad direction.

Good faith based films are a welcomed respite from mindless foul language and just plain boring sex scenes that are so abundant in so many other films. This was just a poor attempt at making a faith based film.

Best wishes, Dave Wile

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