Buck

Buck

DVD - 2011
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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
0788614134
Branch Call Number: DVD B BRANNAMAN
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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INVS
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.

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dthomas6
Nov 07, 2019

Excellent.

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JudyJetson3000
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.

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annod
Jan 30, 2019

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

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wwheeler
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!

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marieloudavril
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.

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akirakato
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.

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ThomasJWhiting
Oct 04, 2015

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

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Courier2003
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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