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Brady is a young cowboy with a remarkable gift for riding rodeo, until a near fatal head injury forces him to reassess his lifestyle and identity. Checking himself out of hospital earlier than advised, Brady stubbornly insists on getting back in the saddle as quickly as possible, as being a cowboy is all he knows and there may be few other prospects for him. When reality begins to hit home and he is advised by doctors that such a move would be utterly foolish, he becomes increasingly withdrawn and sullen from those around him. Using a real family of non-professional actors, and constructed around their own experiences, this is a beautiful and moving film, handling its themes of modern masculinity and repressed emotions with acute sensitivity, complemented by stunning imagery.
Strong language and drug use.
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The friendship between 16-year-old farmer’s son Albert and his horse Joey is violently shattered by the outbreak of the First World War.
A teenager finds work at a local racetrack caring for one of the older horses, and the two embark on a lifechanging journey together.
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