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Horses: The Story of Equus

bigImage On a warm, spring night, three foals are born. Among the tens of thousands that will enter the world this year, these three are destined for unpredictable lives. The Chestnut filly will take the long, hard road of work and training to become a racehorse. The Bay colt will enter the grueling world of event sporting, only to fall, then find his true home in the movies. And the Black colt will be lost to humans forever, when he escapes to join the herds that live in the mountain wilderness. For sixty centuries, we have ridden on the backs of horses as their strength and willingness changed the course of civilizations across the world. Now, they depend on us for their survival.

With art, science and drama, HORSES: THE STORY OF EQUUS shows why this is a debt we owe to the noblest animal of them all.

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Produced by Equus films. Producers: Liz Butler, Michael Caulfield. Director: Michael Caulfield. Distributed by Imax Corporation. Director of Photography: Tom Cowan. Composer: Roger Mason. Narrator: Gabriel Byrne.

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Horses: The Story of Equus By Herb Lash

Pony Expression By Ross Anthony

Outside Reviews:

"Horses: The Story of Equus" By Paul Kalina, Urban Cinefile

"'Horses' looks great, but story weak" By Jim Carnes, Sacramento Bee

"Horses: The Story of Equus" By Mark Halverson, Sacramento News & Review

"Horses: The Story of Equus" By Derrick Bang, The Davis Enterprise

"Horses try to break free in IMAX film" By Chris Hewitt, St. Paul Pioneer Press

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