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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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Peter Markle
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriel Byrne ... Ford Lofton
Lindze Letherman ... Virginia Lofton
Rachel Skarsten ... Caroline Lofton
Joanne Whalley ... Jessie Eastwood
Kevin Zegers ... Darrow Raines
Robert Miranda Robert Miranda ... Blake Raines (as Robert Guy Miranda)
Jeremy Akerman ... Huntington Crane
Jocelyn Cunningham Jocelyn Cunningham ... Lydia
Adrien Labrecque Adrien Labrecque ... Joel
John Dunsworth ... Cop
Thomas Gibson ... Rick
Andrew Thomson Andrew Thomson ... Doctor
Gary Levert Gary Levert ... Veterinarian
Lee Phillips Lee Phillips ... Wrangler Lee
Jessica Christie Jessica Christie ... Melissa
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Storyline

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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Drama | Family

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

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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 October 2002 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

La chevauchée de Virginia See more »

Filming Locations:

Jordan Bay, Nova Scotia, Canada See more »

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Budget:

CAD 12,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,500,000
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

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

Soundtracks

I Wanna Make You Tell
Written by Joe Faraci (ASCAP), Hans Gutknecht (ASCAP), Robert Kennedy (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Kid Gloves Music
Performed by Sucker Pump
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Family Film for Horse Lovers
13 March 2003 | by wmarywellsSee 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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