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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LoriVirginia
Feb 24, 2020

Top-notch acting by Matthias Schoenaerts from Belgium....it seemed real as if it was not acting. Based on true life....there actually is a rehab program in Carson City, Nevada, where inmates train mustangs. Filmed at the former Nevada State Prison in Carson City.

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slaroche
Feb 23, 2020

3.5 Good and sad at the same time. Wonderful story which is true.

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INVS
Feb 04, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed this Redford film which reminded me very much of his similar film Buck that I highly recommend. Yes, the Mustang population is a fact. Yes, the prisoner population is a fact. Seeing Mattias S. in a very different role/character revealed his acting ability to inhabit the character. Bruce Dern was excellent with the crusty old man.

I forgot to check the details if Buck Brannaman helped on the horse scenes. I could enjoy this film again in a few years.

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garycornell
Feb 02, 2020

Credit Robert Redford as Executive Producer with bringing a really fresh story to the screen. Think of it....A western movie directed by a French director with a French film production company. A movie without big box office stars. In my opinion, the star of the movie is a horse. A darn smart horse with quite a story to tell through the characters in the movie. Bruce Dern is especially funny as the lead cowhand at the stables. My wife and I both would have clapped if we had been in a multiplex theater!!

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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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