Horses: The Story of Equus
Horses: The Story of Equus (2001)

Three horses born on the same night go on to lead very different lives (one becomes a racehorse, another does stunts, and the third joins a herd of wild horses) in this portrait of equines and their effect on the human spirit. Narrated by… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 1, 2001
DVD Release Date: June 8, 2010
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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

You don't have to be a horse lover to appreciate Horses. But after watching this docudrama, it's easy to understand how people become horse lovers.

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Herb Lash
Big Movie Zone

[S]tagy and preposterous scenes outnumber the well crafted moments.

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Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

Enjoyment of Horses will be proportional to how in touch we are with that teenage girl inside, delightedly reading My Friend Flicka for the umpteenth time.

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Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

The two contrived accidents aside, the tale feels true, warm-hearted and told with love and care for the animal.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Horses covers a lot of ground, some worthy and some not, but it is best when it's reminding us that horses are at their most beautiful when they're doing what they want to do, which is to run like the wind.

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Urban Cinefile

Blending the imperatives of adventure, drama, nature and wildlife film, large-format veteran Michael Caulfield makes a solid fist of this modestly conceived but handsomely produced, FFC-funded IMAX film.

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