Lean On Pete (15)
Dir: Andrew Haigh
Cast: Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi, Chloë Sevigny
UK, 2017, 122 mins
Heartfelt slow-burning drama in which a lonely teenager embarks on a treacherous journey across America with his horse. Adapted from Willy Vlautin’s 2010 novel this is a touching portrait of American contemporary underclass and a poignant and compassionate portrayal of love, loss and acceptance that resonates with profound humanity.