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Highly Suspect Reviews: The Mustang


The Mustang is basically an advertisement for a program that lets convicts train wild horses to be brought to auction. However, considering that, as the film touts, it boasts the lowest recidivism rate for prisoners involved with it, we’ll let that slide. Matthias Schoenaerts plays an incarcerated violent felon. Laconic and misanthropic, he would rather keep to himself but the prison’s psychologist (Connie Britton) gets him a job working outside by the horse stables for the aforementioned program. He’s just shoveling manure but crabby horse-breaking show-runner Bruce Dern spots him and puts him on the team. How well can that go for a guy who can’t even relate to other humans without getting violent? Check out Chris and Alan on the review.


Directed by: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre

Stars: Matthias Schoenaerts, Connie Britton, Bruce Dern, Jason Mitchell, Josh Stewart

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