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The Horse Boy Reviews

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Mike Scott

A sensitive and compelling portrait of the lengths one family is willing to go -- specifically, to the wilds of Mongolia -- to reach their autistic child.

Full Review Source: Times-Picayune | Original Score: 3/4

January 9, 2010
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

The story it tells is little short of incredible.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star | Original Score: 3/4

December 4, 2009
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

What it might contribute to the topic of autism and change -- over and above the mysterious (but documented) healing power of hanging around horses -- appears to be hope.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3/5

November 13, 2009
Jennie Punter
Globe and Mail
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The film's particular story serves as a powerful reminder to all parents that a child's unique strengths and personality may suggest the best path toward healing.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

November 13, 2009
Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
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The Horse Boy succeeds both as a provocative inquiry into the mysteries of autism and as a true-life adventure tale.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

November 13, 2009
Gerald Peary
Boston Phoenix

The Horse Boy is a nicely photographed real-life adventure, and with some wisdom about autism for everyone along the pathway.

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

November 5, 2009
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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In the footage taken after the healing, we never see Rowan, except when he is happily playing with his new friends or smiling with his parents. Is that the whole story? You decide.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

November 5, 2009
Brian Orndorf

Horse Boy is a valuable, stirring motion picture. It's a poignant step to understanding the mysteries of the mind and a critical, exquisite reminder of unconditional parental love.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B+

October 29, 2009
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
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The Horse Boy is a lovely, amazing, wonderfully provocative film.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 16, 2009
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
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An extraordinary journey of the heart and spirit, and a stirring testament to parenthood.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

October 8, 2009
Marshall Fine
Hollywood & Fine

A fascinating examination of parental love and the blind faith that sometimes is required in what otherwise seems like a cold and cruel world.

Full Review Source: Hollywood & Fine

October 1, 2009
Kevin Lally
Hollywood Reporter
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The strength of the doc is that is does not propagandize with a heavy hand.

October 1, 2009
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

A well-edited, profoundly engrossing, inspirational and thoroughly captivating documentary.

Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru | Original Score: 8.5/10

September 30, 2009
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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It recounts a deeply personal, highly subjective and inarguably thought-provoking story of one family's quest for a certain kind of peace.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

September 30, 2009
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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A lyrical and stirring meditation on the mystery of autism.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B+

September 30, 2009
Kevin Lally
Film Journal International

Provocative and moving documentary focuses on parents of an autistic boy who take a radical course of action.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

September 25, 2009
Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Inspiring, enlightening and affirmative journey into the mysteries of shamanism and autism.

Full Review Source: SSG Syndicate | Original Score: 8/10

September 23, 2009
Kimberley Jones
Austin Chronicle

A deeply intimate and endlessly inspiring look at a condition the general public knows only at a remove.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 3.5/5

September 18, 2009
Cole Smithey

It's seldom that a film captures something as fragile as a transformation of the human soul, but this documentary of a family's journey to help their autistic child accomplishes just that.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: A+

September 12, 2009
Lana Berkowitz
San Francisco Chronicle
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The healing odyssey, directed by Michel Orion Scott, provides a powerful look at the complex condition of autism and family dedication.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/4

September 11, 2009
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