Phar Lap (Phar Lap: Heart of a Nation)
Phar Lap (Phar Lap: Heart of a Nation) (1983)

Phar Lap, the legendary New Zealand-bred racing horse, is as well-known today for his mysterious death as for his fabulous accomplishments in life. Beginning at the end, the film flashes back to the day that Phar Lap, despite his lack of… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: August 11, 1983
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Luke Buckmaster

The film is buoyed by good performances, strong production values and Williamson's writing, which finds a genuine but bittersweet way to commemorate one of Australian sport's best performing athletes.

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Clint Morris

A movie you'll never forget....tears aplenty

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Barry Lappin
I watched this as a boy and it had me in tears (almost). Really heartwarming tale for young and old alike.