Keswick Film Club - The Rider

Friday 23rd February 12:00 PM

The Rider 

Director: ChloƩ Zhao Country: USA
Cert: 15 Year: 2017 Length: 104 mins
The Rider

Audience Reaction

Score: 79.79% Attendance: 52

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F-Rated

Synopsis

This authentic and heart-rending film is the story of Brady, a rodeo rider who has just emerged from a coma. Brady is told not to ride again. "Play the cards you are dealt," says his father "let it go." Yet Brady's purpose in life is hitched to riding horses. Also, living in a trailer and eating rabbit soup is not the stuff of champions. In the starlight, around a campfire with friends, listening to his little sister sing simple yet beautiful songs Brady ponders his next moves.

Thanks to Altitude Films

Critics

open_quote Heavy-hearted cowboys, wild horses and broken dreams: The Rider is a great film about what it means to be a man. close_quote Little White Lies


open_quote A story that is heart-wrenching, unfiltered and intimate close_quote Joi Childs, Black Girl Nerds


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