Sylvester
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Sylvester
Melissa Gilbert acquits herself well in this old-fashioned family drama about a gritty Texas orphan named Charlie (Gilbert), a substitute parent for her brothers, determined to succeed in life by converting an unmanageable rodeo horse into an equestrian champion. The transformation from equine dross to championship dressage is not an easy road, and helping Charlie is the often tipsy but tough Foster (Richard Farnsworth), as well as Matt, the man who captures her heart (Michael Schoeffling). After they succeed in training the actually talented horse, they head for the blue grass and bluer blood… More
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"Sweet-natured horse-racing drama"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"A lackadaisical drama that lacks the kinetic energy needed to maintain our interest."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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