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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.

Director:

John Tatoulis

Writers:

John Tatoulis (screenplay by), Jon Stephens (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Caroline Goodall ... Elyne Mitchell
Russell Crowe ... The Man
Amiel Daemion Amiel Daemion ... Indi Mitchell (as Ami Daemion)
Johnny Raaen Johnny Raaen ... Jock
Buddy Tyson Buddy Tyson ... Darcy
Graeme Fullgrabe Graeme Fullgrabe ... Auctioneer
Gary Amos Gary Amos ... Rider
Murray Chesson Murray Chesson ... Rider
John Coles John Coles ... Rider
Danny Cook Danny Cook ... Rider
Peter Faithfull Peter Faithfull ... Rider
Richard Faithfull Richard Faithfull ... Rider
Charles A. Harris Charles A. Harris ... Ride (as Charles Harris)
Cody Harris Cody Harris ... Rider
Ken Mitchell Ken Mitchell ... Rider
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Drama | Family

Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Australia

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 September 1993 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

The Silver Brumby See more »

Filming Locations:

Bindi, Victoria, Australia See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut for Amiel Daemion. This is the only film appearance she ever did before becoming well-known pop singer Amiel. See more »

Soundtracks

Son of the Wind
Music by Tassos Ioannides, lyrics by Tassos Ioannides and John Tatoulis
Performed by Tiddas
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Stunning Visuals
9 April 2002 | by Mia4See all my reviews

I truly wish that this movie would have been shown in theatres in the US instead of going directly to video. The visuals were absolutely stunning, especially the scenes of the brumbies galloping freely.

The basic premise of the story about the Man's obsession for the Silver Brumby was excellent. The medium of the mother relating the story to her daughter was also handled well, but some of the other scenes with the mother and daughter distracted from the flow of the film. Especially the scenes with the kangaroo. To me they seemed disjointed as if they were just thrown in hodgepodge.

Overall I loved the movie and will watch it again for the Australian scenery and horse scenes.


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