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April 13, 2018

At the Movies: Boy meets horse in ‘Lean on Pete'

By JAKE COYLE
AP Film Writer

There is painfully little love, except for the warm and compassionate filmmaking itself, in Andrew Haigh's tender and heartbreaking coming-of-age drama “Lean on Pete.”

In his first American film, Haigh, the British director of “45 Years” and “Weekend,” proves every bit as adept at burrowing into fragile human intimacies across a vast Western landscape as he showed in his earlier, more cloistered dramas.


 
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