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Release Date: May 15th, 1998

DVD Release Date: November 10th, 1998

PG-13|2 hr 48 min

Plot Summary
When teenage Grace (Scarlett Johansson) is traumatized by a riding accident that badly injures her horse, her mother Annie (Kristin Scott Thomas), a high-powered New York magazine editor, realizes Grace will only recover once the horse is healed. She takes them both to a secluded Montana ranch, where legendary "horse whisperer" Tom Booker (Robert Redford) begins to heal the horse, and also stirs long-dormant feelings in Annie that lead her to question her marriage and choice of career.

Cast: Robert Redford, Kristin Scott Thomas, Sam Neill, Dianne Wiest, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Cooper, Cherry Jones, Ty Hillman

Director: Robert Redford

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Touchstone Pictures, Wildwood Enterprises

Keywords: Love, 1990s, Touching, Transformation, Daughter, Emotional

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Nominated Best Motion Picture - Drama
Nominated Music (Original Song)
Nominated Best Director - Motion Picture