The Mustang Reviews

July 18, 2019
... it not only lacks genuine emotional force in several scenes but also structural stability to fully succeed.
April 4, 2019
Any horse trainer (or even someone who loved The Rider) could spot the missing virtue here-patience.
March 29, 2019
Clermont-Tonnerre opts for no-frills realism, with cinematographer Ruben Impens providing occasionally arresting lensing. Her steadfast commitment to stick to a sedate and, let's be honest, flavorless approach keeps her film reined in.
March 29, 2019
There's power simmering just underneath the surface that The Mustang never fully taps into.
March 18, 2019
On the surface, de Clermont-Tonnerre has a handsomely staged minimalist melodrama on her hands, but its juxtaposed tangents seem to demand either more lavish emotional interiority or less attenuation to anything outside the narrative fringe...
March 15, 2019
Despite a fine performance by Schoenaerts the movie is extraordinarily slow and tedious until the last half hour.
March 13, 2019
Despite being based on a real program and-as the credits suggest-real experiences, Cleremont-Tonnerre's film can work too hard to make its points.