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BUCK (PG)

USA, 2011 (MIFF 2011, Documentaries)

Director: Cindy Meehl

BUCK (PG)

"Your horse is a mirror to your soul. Sometimes you might not like what you see." - Buck Brannaman

Fresh from a rapturous reception at the Sundance Film Festival, where it received the 2011 Audience Award, Buck is the story of colt breaker Buck Brannaman. The inspiration for The Horse Whisperer, Brannaman is a new breed of horse trainer whose ability to communicate with horses would seem supernatural if it weren't for his cogent explanations of horse psychology.

In this engaging documentary first-time director Cindy Meehl follows Brannaman over a nine-month period, as he travels across America teaching riders how to become one with their horses.

"Buck Brannaman could transform your troubled horse. Buck the film may transform your troubled soul." - indieWIRE

D Cindy Meehl P Julie Goldman Dist Madman Entertainment TD 35mm/2011

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