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Sylvester (1985) Tim Hunter, Richard Farnsworth, Melissa Gilbert, Michael Schoeffling, Drama, Family

sylvester-1985
Working in a Texas stockyard, breaking horses, Charlie’s doing the best she can to support herself and her two brothers. But when she loses her job, she gets the idea to take her best bronco, Sylvester, and turn him into a lucrative profit by training him for three-day eventing. But since she knows little of dressage and show-jumping, it’s going to take the help of her old boss, an ex-cavalryman, to get ready for competition.

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River’s Edge (1986) Tim Hunter, Crispin Glover, Keanu Reeves, Ione Skye, Crime, Drama

River's Edge (1986)
Based on the horrifying real-life murder of a young California girl, this “powerful portrait” (Newsweek) of deadly, disaffected teens stars Keanu Reeves (The Matrix), Crispin Glover (Charlie’s Angels), Ione Skye Leitch (One Night Stand), Daniel Roebuck (Final Destination) and Dennis Hopper in a tale that is “chilling to witness” (The New York Times). On the bank of a river lies the naked body of a brutally murdered young girl. Atthe nearby high school, Samson (Roebuck) brags to Matt (Reeves) and his friends about how he killedher. Drunk and stoned, the doubting teens trudge to the river and discover that he isn’t lying. And oddly, they decide to protect Samson behind a loyal wall of secrecy. Tormented with guilt, Matt questions their silence and suddenly finds himself in a troubling position: should he do what he thinksis right, or should he keep quiet and live with this demon for the rest of his life?

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