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Wild Horses Film (Excerpts) – 1984 Western Drama

Wild Horses

Film (Excerpts) – 1984 Western Drama

PG Parental Guidance
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Mitch (Keith Aberdein) moves to Tongariro National Park to help wrangle wild horses threatening ecology and traffic. He meets Sara, who shares an obsession for a fabled silver horse. They clash with rangers and deer recovery guns-for-hire (Bruno Lawrence is the black-clad villain) determined to eradicate the horses, and a showdown on the Desert Plateau ensues. In the notoriously fraught production a stable of Kiwi acting legends perform a melange of western and freedom-on-the-range genre turns (with the conservationists oddly set up as the bad guys).

I couldn’t make head or tail of what the story was. And I shot the bloody thing.
– Director Derek Morton, Onfilm magazine, December 1985.

Produced by

Endeavour Films

Availability

Available to buy and rent from NZ Film On Demand

Acknowledgements

Made in association with the New Zealand Film Commission.