Virginia's Run

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directed by: Peter Markle
starring: Gabriel Byrne, Joanne Whalley, Rachel Skarsten
genre: Family
running time: appr. 103 minutes


When the mother of 13-year-old Virginia dies in a riding accident, Virginia's father sells the horse and vows never to let his two daughters ride. Defying him, Virginia nurses the horse's new colt, Stormy, and secretly trains with him at night. But when Stormy is sold, Virginia's sister and a sympathetic trainer must help convince her father that a girl needs free rein to grow.

In the classic genre of such films as Black Beauty and National Velvet, Virginia's Run is a heart-warming adventure story about a courageous young girl, and her horse, who learns some important life lessons when she attempts to achieve her dream...