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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Tobey Maguire
Jeff Bridges
Chris Cooper
Elizabeth Banks
David McCullough
Directors
Gary Ross
Screenwriters
Gary Ross
Running Time
141 minutes

Seabiscuit
Gary Ross' uplifting epic tapestry of hard-luck heroes, horse racing, the Great Depression and the power of an unquenchable spirit.


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Plot
Three broken men - bereaved millionaire Charles Howard, displaced cowboy Tom Smith and drifter Red Pollard - are brought together by a broken-down horse whose rescue, rehabilitation and racetrack heroics will mend their shattered lives.


Verdict
Wonderfully lovely and uplifting. Ross could be accused of over-egging the pudding, but a yarn this handsome, heartwarming and thrilling can't lose.


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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