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Robert Redford directs this compelling story of 14-year-old Grace MacLean (Scarlett Johansson), who is emotionally and physically scarred after suffering a terrible accident while riding her prized horse, Pilgrim. Desperate to help her daughter, Grace's mother, Annie (Kristin Scott Thomas), a high-powered magazine editor, launches an all-out campaign to find a horse whisperer, someone with a unique gift for curing troubled horses. She learns of Tom Booker (Redford), who works to rebuild all the lives shattered by the accident. Love blossoms between the horseman and the uprooted sophisticate, resulting in unexpected consequences. The film was based on the popular novel by Nicholas Evans.
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CastScarlett Johansson
DirectorRobert Redford
Release Date:  1998
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
DVD Release Date:  Buena Vista Home Entertainment (November 10, 1998)
Runtime:  2hr 48min
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review by . May 28, 2000
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Pros: Redford still a good look     Cons: ....     Redford's re-entry into the movie theaters as the aging but gentle man dealing with not only wounded horses but also wounded people is a heartwarming event. Kristen Scott Thomas plays the mother who has allowed her career to overshadow her relationships with her daughter and husband (sounds all too familiar in this day and age).      Her daughter had lost a leg in a riding accident, where …
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