The Mustang

The Mustang

DVD - 2019
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Roman is a man serving a prison sentence of 12 years for committing a violent crime. His rehabilitation options include working at a facility that breaks and trains wild mustang horses. Within a short time, Roman's work with the horses propels him into an introspective period. He learns about the true origins of his own anger when he befriends a particularly troubled mustang. As his relationship with the mustang grows, Roman begins to deeply consider his actions in relationship to society and his own family.

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movie20
Jan 13, 2020

A good movie to inform viewers about the mustang problem and how it is dealt with. I never knew there was an over population of these horses.

Beautifully filmed, if a little slow and perhaps pretty unrealistic.

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Walter724
Nov 02, 2019

I enjoyed this movie more than I thought I was going to. The acting is great. The story is a bit slow but the acting kept me interested.

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ooppii
Nov 01, 2019

This is a startlingly superb movie with incredible performance by the main actor and others, excellent directing and great cinematography, costumes, sets and everything. No special effects; just pure human talent in front of the camera.

This is a drama so do not expect fast actions. It's about human emotions that are based on true events. Surprisingly for me, one of the best movies I've ever watched.

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posie12
Oct 31, 2019

I really liked this movie,but I really like horses. I suppose when you learn to put someone other than yourself first, learn a bit of patience and tolerance you can't help becoming a better person. Animals will do that for you.

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Fuzzy_Slippers
Sep 19, 2019

I found this movie to be quite slow. I managed to watch all of it but I had a hard time keeping my attention on it

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Veranda
Sep 15, 2019

slower than most movies nowadays...but the acting is jawdroppingly awesome and the story is sooo real..combines joy and tragedy all into one

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chlomyster1
Sep 11, 2019

I really enjoyed this movie. No fancy CGI or pumped up special effects. Bruce Dern for his age was pretty good in it too. Nice to know the American Mustang has not been forgotten and that people incarcerated are helping them in their training. It's a win, win situation for both involved.

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greatflicks
Sep 11, 2019

When I was young I trained horses and the techniques they used were not typical of real horse training. One summer when I was 19 I drove down to Madras Oregon and bought two wild horses off the indian reservation. They had not been handled by anyone yet and I kept them in a stall and worked them in a small corral. Took only 6 weeks to have them ready to sell as nice gentle horses. Took lots of contact with them but they came around fairly easy. Most movies I see that have anything to do with wild mustangs show them to be be a lot nicer looking than they really are. This movie displayed behavior not displayed by horses nor were a lot of the sound effects realistic. I felt like the Doctor who was watching a medical show on television and saying to my self that behavior does not go on at any hospital I have been in. However the central theme that men working with horses can change their behavior is a good one and very possible. Horses are a nice animal to be around and most people who work with them are good people.

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PatAttack15
Sep 05, 2019

Matthias Schoenaerts is so good in this. Please seek this out if you haven’t seen it. Such a great character study.

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