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Fall 2016 
SECHELT October 1 | GIBSONS October 3

Dark Horse

UK 2015, 85 min, documentary. Director: Louise Osmond

Photo still from 'Dark Horse'

"Unfolding with a sincerity that dares you to roll your eyes, this warmhearted documentary by Louise Osmond wallows in its working-class roots like a horse in clover.” — Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times

A Sundance winner, this Welsh-based documentary recounts the inspirational journey of a “long shot”. In a beleaguered former coal mining town, one barmaid rallies a group of friends to pool £10 per week each to breed, raise, and train a racehorse: Dream Alliance.

Breaking social barriers by competing against some of the wealthiest racehorse owners in the UK, this is a vision of beautiful horses and class consciousness, dreams and determination. Warm and funny, it’s a “Dream that took us to places you couldn’t even imagine.”

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Reviews

In 'Dark Horse' a Real-life Steeplechase Champion Inspires a Town. The New York Times, May 2015

 

AWARDS

2015 British Independent Film Award BEST DOCUMENTARY.

2015 Sundance Film Festival "World Cinema - Documentary" Audience Award.


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