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Buck Movie Review

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Buck
Cindy Meehl

Buck

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
runtime:
88 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/17/11
performer:
Buck Brannaman
director:
Cindy Meehl
distributor:
Sundance Selects

We gave it an A-

Buck Brannaman escaped an abusive childhood in Montana and Idaho to become a master teacher of horsemanship and the main inspiration for the book and the movie The Horse Whisperer. First-time documentarian Cindy Meehl follows the humble, authoritative cowboy — an American ideal of grace and hard work over adversity — as he travels the country giving his famous clinics for ”horses with people problems.” The result is a portrait that expertly mirrors its subject: Buck is shaped with the same economy, restraint, and unfussiness as the man, to unexpectedly inspiring effect. (Also available on demand) A?