The Mustang

The Mustang

Blu-ray Disc - 2019
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Roman Coleman, a convict in a rural Nevada prison who struggles to escape his past, rediscovers his own humanity in a social rehabilitation program. There he must gentle an especially unbreakable mustang named Marcus. During the program, Roman is helped by a no-nonsense veteran trainer and an outgoing fellow inmate and trick rider. His journey with Marcus inspires a heartfelt connection and challenges him to be a better person.


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Mar 08, 2020

We loved this movies and highly recommend it....convicts interaction with horses and with other convicts.

Feb 26, 2020

I believe that rehabilitative programs such as training horses and assistance dogs are very important for prisoners. Some may have never experienced loving care in their own lives. The empathy that grows with the animal is a valuable lesson. There was one aspect of the film that did seem plausible. I believe participation in such programs is earned and maintained by " good behavior " in the prison system. Roman kills or attempts to kill his cell mate who killed his friend, yet is out riding horses the next day.... This did not seem plausible to me. Otherwise an inspiring film. Kristi & Abby Tabby

Feb 24, 2020

Top-notch acting by Matthias Schoenaerts from seemed real as if it was not acting. Based on true life....there actually is a rehab program in Carson City, Nevada, where inmates train mustangs. Filmed at the former Nevada State Prison in Carson City.

Feb 23, 2020

3.5 Good and sad at the same time. Wonderful story which is true.

Feb 04, 2020

I thoroughly enjoyed this Redford film which reminded me very much of his similar film Buck that I highly recommend. Yes, the Mustang population is a fact. Yes, the prisoner population is a fact. Seeing Mattias S. in a very different role/character revealed his acting ability to inhabit the character. Bruce Dern was excellent with the crusty old man.

I forgot to check the details if Buck Brannaman helped on the horse scenes. I could enjoy this film again in a few years.

Feb 02, 2020

Credit Robert Redford as Executive Producer with bringing a really fresh story to the screen. Think of it....A western movie directed by a French director with a French film production company. A movie without big box office stars. In my opinion, the star of the movie is a horse. A darn smart horse with quite a story to tell through the characters in the movie. Bruce Dern is especially funny as the lead cowhand at the stables. My wife and I both would have clapped if we had been in a multiplex theater!!

Jan 13, 2020

A good movie to inform viewers about the mustang problem and how it is dealt with. I never knew there was an over population of these horses.

Beautifully filmed, if a little slow and perhaps pretty unrealistic.

Nov 02, 2019

I enjoyed this movie more than I thought I was going to. The acting is great. The story is a bit slow but the acting kept me interested.

Nov 01, 2019

This is a startlingly superb movie with incredible performance by the main actor and others, excellent directing and great cinematography, costumes, sets and everything. No special effects; just pure human talent in front of the camera.

This is a drama so do not expect fast actions. It's about human emotions that are based on true events. Surprisingly for me, one of the best movies I've ever watched.

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