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"... [F]ollows Buck Brannaman from his abusive childhood to his phenomenally successful approach to horses. A real-life 'horse-whisperer', he eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment. Buck possesses near magical abilities as he dramatically transforms horses - and people - with his understanding, compassion and respect"--Container.
Publisher: New York, NY : IFC Films, [2011]
ISBN: 9780788614132
Branch Call Number: DVD B BRANNAMAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in


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Jan 07, 2020

Totally agree with other comments. What a rewarding film experience. I came across this because I'd been watching the Animal Planet series Mounted Branch and my love for the amazing creatures. This was definitely not boring or a documentary film, rather so insightful about reading body language, be it human or animal. One hears success stories of child abuse, this gives an entirely new meaning to child care - wish I'd had it years ago. I perked up hearing the towns he performed in as a youth, as my pony was sold to trick riders - could it have been this family? I've now looked up his schedule for 2020 and consider attending.

Nov 07, 2019


Mar 12, 2019

So touching. Here's what can happen to a man who suffered abuse as a child. Instead of losing his empathy, and turning into a serial molester, he is a man to admire and want to get to know. And, he's the man behind the Horse Whisperer. I've seen it several times.

Jan 30, 2019

What an inspiring documentary. Buck is making the world a much better place.

Jul 19, 2018

I love this movie- my favorite for 2011. It's a documentary, but don't expect it be be dry or boring. A beautiful, lyrical, emotional film.

JCLMargaretO May 14, 2018

If you have a love of animals, especially horses, this is a must watch film. An amazing story!

Apr 03, 2018

It is an amazing documentary of a man named Buck who is extraordinary gifted dealing with horses. His love, respect and true understanding them makes him a real Horse"s whisperer. Beautiful to watch, A man who suffers with physical and emotional abusive becomes the most gentle, peaceful man with horses and also human beings. Worth it to watch.

Feb 02, 2017

This is a 89-minute documentary about Buck Brannaman produced in 2010.
The film shows a truly Americn story about an ordinary man who has made an extraordinary life despite his abusive childhood.
It is an amazing and thought-provoking documentary.

Oct 04, 2015

Fun insight for this city boy into human/horse interrelationship.

Sep 25, 2015

Excellent horse whisper. This is 2nd time I watched Buck in the last 2 years. Be sure and watch bonus features.
Has a nice truck and trailer rig. Would like to know more about Buck's use of the flags on rods which I would think would spook a horse, but it's all part of the training. You hafta see the horse that bites people. Interesting comments by Robert Redford making a movie with Buck. On the road most of the year all over the USA with his clinics.

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PimaLib_SamR Jul 16, 2018

You don't realize how unjust it is, until someone shows you a different path.


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