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The Horse Whisperer

The Horse Whisperer

Robert Redford
 Cast: Robert Redford
Robert Redford
, Kristin Scott Thomas
Kristin Scott Thomas
, Sam Neill
Sam Neill
, Dianne Wiest
Dianne Wiest

Blu-ray (Anniversary Edition / Wide Screen / Enhanced)

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Overview

Robert Redford directed himself for the first time in this romantic drama adapted from the 1995 best-seller by Nicholas Evans. Fourteen-year-old Grace MacLean (Scarlett Johansson of Manny & Lo) and her friend Judith go horseback riding in upstate New York on a winter morning, but their horses lose their footing on ice and slide onto a road, where Judith and her horse are killed by a jackknifing truck. Grace and her horse are also seriously injured -- doctors must amputate Grace's right leg -- and the frightening incident leaves a lasting trauma not only on Grace but also on her horse, Pilgrim. Grace's mother -- magazine editor Annie MacLean (Kristin Scott Thomas) -- seeking Grace's recovery, feels there's a link between her crippled, embittered daughter and Pilgrim's behavior. Learning about a horse trainer with a special gift, she takes Grace and Pilgrim to Montana where horse whisperer Tom Booker (Robert Redford) lives on a ranch with his younger brother Frank (Chris Cooper), Frank's wife Diane (Dianne Wiest) and their children. Tom's work with the horse also has a rejuvenating effect on the guilt-ridden Grace. Annie loses her magazine job, and the low-key romantic involvement between Annie and Tom develops during the summer, stifled by the unexpected arrival of Annie's husband, Robert MacLean (Sam Neill). Screenplay by Eric Roth and Richard LaGravenese (who adapted The Bridges of Madison County). Filmed in Montana and Saratoga Springs, New York.


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Product Details

Release Date: 07/03/2012
UPC: 0786936824933
Original Release: 1998
Rating: PG-13
Source: Touchstone / Disney
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Time: 2:49:00
Sales rank: 15,394

Special Features

Production Featurette; Robert Redford Featurette; Buck Brannaman Featurette; Music Video

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Redford Tom Booker
Kristin Scott Thomas Annie MacLean
Sam Neill Robert McLean
Dianne Wiest Diane Booker
Scarlett Johansson Grace MacLean
Chris Cooper Frank Booker
Cherry Jones Liz Hammond
Ty Hillman Joe Booker
Catherine Bosworth Judith
Austin Schwarz Twin #1
Dustin Schwarz Twin #2
Jeanette Nolan Ellen Booker
Steve Frye Hank
Don Edwards Smokey
Jessalyn Gilsig Lucy

Technical Credits
Robert Redford Director,Producer
Steve Boeddeker Sound/Sound Designer
Ellen Chenoweth Casting
Hank Corwin Editor
Gretchen Rennell Court Casting
Peter Crosman Special Effects Supervisor
Freeman Davies Editor
Peter Donen Special Effects Supervisor
Jon Hutman Production Designer
Raymond Kluga Art Director
Richard LaGravenese Screenwriter
Terry J. Leonard Screenwriter
Tod A. Maitland Sound/Sound Designer
Patrick Markey Producer
Allison Moorer Songwriter
Thomas Newman Score Composer
Rachel Pfeffer Executive Producer
Bernie Pollack Costumes/Costume Designer
Gretchen Rau Set Decoration/Design
Joseph P. Reidy Asst. Director,Co-producer
Robert Richardson Cinematographer
Tom Rolf Editor
Hilton Rosemarin Set Decoration/Design
Eric Roth Screenwriter
Judy Ruskin Costumes/Costume Designer
Gary Rydstrom Sound/Sound Designer
Clare Scarpulla Set Decoration/Design
Karen Tenkhoff Associate Producer

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