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The Mustang (15) HIFF

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ALL TICKETS £6

CERTIFICATE 15: PHOTO ID MAY BE REQUIRED TO GAIN ENTRY TO THE SCREENING

Director: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Starring: Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Bruce Dern

Roman (Matthias Schoenaerts), a convict in a prison in rural Nevada, participates in a rehabilitation program in which he trains wild mustangs. He struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates alike. But in time, Roman soothes an especially feisty horse and confronts his own violent past.

Official Selection of the Sundance Film Festival.

Watch the official trailer below

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  • It's worth seeking out... as both a portrait of a prison program few are aware of and a powerful character study.
    ReelViews


  • The story is grounded in a documentary-like realism that doesn't sugar-coat the dangers of the inmates, or the desperation of their lives.
    The List


  • Within no more than a minute of screen time, we know that director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre has authority and vision, and that we are watching a good movie.
    San Francisco Chronicle


  • This debut feature by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre opens strong, grows even stronger and, avoiding almost every trap, fulfills its abundant promise.
    Wall Street Journal


  • This film was developed at Robert Redford's Sundance Institute lab for emerging talent; he certainly found one in French actress Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, here making an impressive feature directorial debut.
    Chicago Reader


  • A striking debut. Each time you think you have this movie pegged, it'll knock you for a loop.
    Rolling Stone


  • The Mustang wears its heart on its sleeve: it's a film about the impossibility of rehabilitation without empathy or compassion, and how the American prison system has become a source of cheap labour...
    NOW Toronto


  • It's one of the best films you've never heard of ... and one of the best films of the year
    Quad City Times