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Show & Tell: Lean On Pete

Show & Tell: Lean On Pete

A very fine movie that I haven’t stopped thinking about since I saw it. – Manohla Dargis, New York Times

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson (Charlie Plummer) arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray (Travis Fimmel), both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse’s gruff owner Del Montgomery (Steve Buscemi) and his seasoned jockey Bonnie (Chloë Sevigny) help Charley fill the void of his father’s absence.

R • 2h • UK
Please note: some listings had this incorrectly rated PG. It is most assuredly Rated R.

ABOUT SHOW & TELL:

Professional film enthusiast Paul Goodwin puts the “talk” in talkies, encouraging audiences to speak their minds and hear all about the movies, their backgrounds, and even trivia and the latest gossip about the stars. Free to the public after the end credits roll. Complimentary coffee, courtesy of Carpe Diem!

ABOUT PAUL GOODWIN:

Paul Goodwin, HeadshotPaul Goodwin, who whiles away his daytime hours writing a newsletter about investing in Chinese stocks, has been leading film discussions at The Music Hall for more than 20 years. Paul has been a film nut since…well, since forever. He taught film reviewing at UNH, wrote reviews for a defunct art weekly and had a radio film reviewing show for years. These days, except for an occasional trip to the MallPlex 35, he gets his film nourishment from the rich offerings at The Music Hall, where you can’t beat the combination of great movies and free coffee and popcorn for discussions!



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