Genre: Adventure, Drama. Dir: Andrew Haigh. Country: UK/USA.
Fifteen-year-old Charley lives with his alcoholic father on the outskirts of Portland, Oregon. He takes a job at a local racetrack and befriends jaded trainer Del (Steve Buscemi) and burnt-out jockey Bonnie (Chloë Sevigny) while caring for an aging horse named Lean on Pete. As things break down at home and Del announces Pete will be sold to an uncertain fate, Charley decides to head out into the vast American wilderness with Pete in tow. A powerfull story about a young boy’s search for belonging on the fringes of contemporary American society.