My Friend Flicka
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An utterly enchanting Technicolor filmization of Mary O'Hara's novel, My Friend Flicka is the story of a beautiful colt and the boy (Roddy McDowell) who loves her. The boy's rancher father (Preston S. Foster) isn't keen on the horse that his son chooses to train: Flicka, the offspring of a tempestuous mare that has shown traces of madness. The training of Flicka is an arduous process for both boy and horse, and there are times that it appears that father was right. But by applying both love and perseverance, the boy raises the colt into a magnificent specimen. My Friend Flicka… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Classic horse story picks up in the second half."
‑ Common Sense Media Editors, Common Sense Media
"Great family film with McDowall in top form."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"Shows its age while offering up a sort of illusory nostalgia born and bred almost entirely within the cinema experience."
‑ Walter Chaw, Film Freak Central
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