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The Horse Whisperer

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The Horse Whisperer

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
164 minutes
performer:
Robert Redford, Kristin Scott-Thomas, Kate Bosworth, Chris Cooper, Scarlett Johansson, Cherry Jones, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest
director:
Robert Redford
distributor:
Touchstone Pictures
author:
Richard LaGravenese, Eric Roth
genre:
Drama, Romance

We gave it a C-

Nicholas Evans’ The Horse Whisperer is a predictable tale of a girl, her horse, her mother, and the lean laconic rancher who brings them all together. There’s some fine psychological shading and considerable authenticity of detail — horses, landscapes, kids. Then again, there were good moments in Waterworld, too.