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Windstorm (2013)

Ostwind (original title)
Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama, Family | 21 March 2013 (Germany)
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A girl who thinks is not good at doing anything has to stay for the holidays with her grandmother at a riding stable. There she discovers her interest in horses, riding and more and what she is good in.

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Katja von Garnier
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hanna Binke Hanna Binke ... Mika
Marvin Linke Marvin Linke ... Sam
Cornelia Froboess ... Maria Kaltenbach
Tilo Prückner ... Herr Kaan
Nina Kronjäger Nina Kronjäger ... Elisabeth Schwarz
Jürgen Vogel ... Philipp Schwarz
Marla Menn Marla Menn ... Michelle
Henriette Morawe Henriette Morawe ... Tinka
Amber Bongard Amber Bongard ... Fanny
Detlev Buck ... Tierarzt Dr. Anders
Peter Meinhardt Peter Meinhardt ... Landestrainer Hessen
Martin Butzke Martin Butzke ... Lehrer
Simone Henn Simone Henn ... Sanitäterin
Neda Rahmanian Neda Rahmanian ... Ärztin
Florentine Morawe Florentine Morawe ... Pferdemädchen 1
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East wind - Together we are free is the incomparably beautiful history of bad schoolgirl Mika, which not only learns in the summer holidays, that she is a good rider, but the language of the horse speaks. For whatever reason it is the only well that can ride the previously untamed east wind, and thereby learns to love above all else. East wind is for all horse lovers, whether large or small, to highly recommend it. The story captivates until the last second. Great nature shots make the film well worth seeing as many also often dramatic twists. Can one or the other critics despise the story to this friendship as cheesy and boring, I am of the opinion that they were not allowed to experience the magic between humans and animals from their own experience in their lives. East Wind - Together We Are Free.

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A Good Horse Movie
19 January 2020 | by searchersdSee all my reviews

Just saw this movie streamed by IMDB, entitled Westwind, although it's in this database as Ostwind, the original German title. Although formulaic, a mixed up city teen gets sent to a horse farm to straighten her out, it is done very well in this case. Beautiful cinematography which succeeds in capturing the love between the girl and her horse. Since it is dubbed in English, we're probably missing half of the original screen actors' portrayal of the characters, but, on the whole, the movie engaged me until the end, even though I knew how it would end. Worth watching by teens and adults who love horses.


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