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A Fine Step

By Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Thoughtful tale of horses and grief has some peril.

Movie PG 2014 111 minutes
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A FINE STEP is a well-shot, thoughtful meditation on passion for horses and the complicated ways in which we work through grief. Through these subjects a number of interesting relationships play out -- between fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, businessmen and the communities they exploit -- and the film examines the unexpected ways communities take shape. It has some heavy themes, such as the loss of a parent and the grieving process, and it has a tentative, somber mood that can sometimes feel overwrought. But mature teens with a love of horses, particularly the Paso Fino breed, and their care and treatment may find this right up their alley.

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