White Mane
White Mane (1952)

In this French short subject, the titular protagonist is a courageous white stallion. Despite repeated attempts, the stallion steadfastly refuses to be captured and broken. There is a delicate fantasy element to the proceedings that might… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 19, 1952
DVD Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

Beauty in Albert Lamorisse's brand of cinematic poetry stems from a childlike view of the world that sees bliss and sorrow as inseparably bound and equally enchanted.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

For a 50-minute film, White Mane gives you a whole lot to think about and to remember.

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Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

The black-and-white shots are beautiful . . . then there is the closing shot, a fantastic melding of escape and loss.

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Bruce Bruce
A Short 38 Minute Film, from 1952, in Black & White in French with English Subtitles, Its a great picture for horse lovers.
Dimitris Springer
A quietly logical film,the tale has certainly scattered elements from Exupery's philosophy and a childish mood such is in C.S. Lewis' Narnia books… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"White Mane" and "The Red Balloon" are two exceptional films by Albert Lamorisse about innocence and friendship in… More
Chris Browning
An optimistic and poetic story of childhood and taking control of your destiny. A really well done film and one that is shot beautifully! It's only 40… More