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  • Rated PG

children & family, drama

Melissa Gilbert made her movie debut in this National Velvet style story of a girl and her horse. With the help of Richard Farnsworth and Michael Schoeffling, Melissa trains a wild horse, Sylvester, and goes on to win a show competition.

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Fresh: Sweet-natured horse-racing drama

- Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International, Thursday, June 24, 2010


- Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: A lackadaisical drama that lacks the kinetic energy needed to maintain our interest.

- Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice, Thursday, June 24, 2010