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Of Girls and Horses 2014 15

82 mins Germany Director. Monika Treut

Troubled teen Alex, misunderstood by her family and running out of chances, is sent to intern for the summer at a horse ranch in the German countryside. At first, it’s Alex’s worst nightmare, but she soon finds solace among the animals and when Katy, a shy young woman her own age arrives on the ranch, it ignites feelings in Alex that go beyond friendship.

Veteran director of lesbian cinema Monika Treut (Virgin Machine) draws nuanced performances from her leads and stunningly captures the stark beauty of the German landscape, in a film that has been acclaimed as her finest to date.

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Directed by

Monika Treut

Featuring

Ellen Grell

Vanida Karun

Alissa Wilms

Céci Chuh

Genres

Drama

Collection

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Certificate

15 Contains strong sex, self-harm images, drug use

Released

2014

Country

Germany

Language

English

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