Plot & Details
Based on the 1989 novel of the same name by Steven Farley, son of Walter Farley, writer of the original The Black Stallion, The Young Black Stallion is a prequel to the 1979 Academy Award-winning classic starring Mickey Rooney. Directed by Simon Wincer, the film is set during the second World War and follows the adventures of the titular equine as he meets and befriends Neera, a young girl, played by Biana Tamini, who has lost her family in a Middle Eastern desert. Also starring Patrick Elyas and Richard Romanus, The Young Black Stallion was created specifically to be shown in IMAX theaters.
- MPAA Rating: G
- Genre(s): Action,Family
- Run Time: 45min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2003
- DVD Release Date: 12/21/2004
- Distributor(s): Buena Vista
- Director(s): Simon Wincer
- Starring: Richard Romanus , Biana G. Tamimi , Patrick Elyas , Gerard Rudolf , Ali Al Ameri
- Themes: Orphans,Survival in the Wilderness,Finding a Way Back Home,Death of a Parent
- Tone: Affectionate,Bittersweet,Earnest,Sweeping
- Keywords: child, horse, lost-child, war
- Country of Origin: USA - IMAX (12-25-2003)
- Language: English