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LE POULAIN

by Olivier Ringer

synopsis

In the forest the mare Mirabelle has more than one reason to be proud: she's the mother of Pom and the best horse in the team to help the forestry workers. She loves towing the cut trunks with the other horses and the dockers. But then, she's held wrongly responsible for an accident in which the boss's son has got injured. She's sold and separated from her foal. Julien, the old groom, wants to help the young horse, but Pom gives himself over to despair. As a mother, Mirabelle would to anything to be reunited with her son.

original title: Le Poulain
country: Belgium, France
year: 2005
genre: fiction
directed by: Olivier Ringer
release date: FR 20/12/2006
screenplay: Olivier Ringer, Yves Ringer
cast: Richard Bohringer, Philippe Grand'Henry, Morgan Marinne
cinematography by: Jean-Paul de Zaetijd
film editing: Pascal Cardeilhac
costumes designer: Nathalie Leborgne
music: Bruno Alexiu
producer: Éric Névé, Olivier Ringer, Yves Ringer
production: La Chauve Souris, Ring Productions, RTL-TVI (BE), TPS (FR)
backing: Ministère de l'Agriculture, la Loterie Nationale, Wallimage, Promimage, Centre du Cinéma et de l'Audiovisuel de la Communauté française de Belgique et les Télédistributeurs wallons
distributor: Rezo Films (FR)