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Lean on Pete [videorecording] / Film4 & BFI present ; a production from The Bureau ; written and directed by Andrew Haigh ; produced by Tristan Goligher.

Vlautin, Willy. Based on (work): Lean on Pete. (Added Author). Haigh, Andrew, 1973- (film director,, screenwriter.). Goligher, Tristan, (film producer.). Plummer, Charlie, 1999- (actor.). Sevigny, Chloë, (actor.). Zahn, Steve, 1968- (actor.). Fimmel, Travis, 1979- (actor.). Buscemi, Steve, 1957- (actor.). FilmFour (Firm), (presenter.). British Film Institute, (presenter.). Bureau Film Company, (production company.). A24 (Firm), (publisher.). Charlie Plummer, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Zahn, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi. (Cast).

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Summary:

Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse's owner Del Montgomery and his jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father's absence--until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC LEA (Text) 33892100555417 Adult DVDs DVD None 08/22/2018 Checked out 10/22/2021

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [New York, New York] : A24 Films, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally released as a motion picture in 2017.
Based on the novel by Willy Vlautin.
Wide screen.
Special features: Searching for home: making Lean on Pete.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Magnus Jønck ; editor, Jonathan Alberts ; music, James Edward Barker.
Participant or Performer Note:
Charlie Plummer, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Zahn, Travis Fimmel, Steve Buscemi.
Summary, etc.:
Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson arrives in Portland, Oregon with his single father Ray, both of them eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. The horse's owner Del Montgomery and his jockey Bonnie help Charley fill the void of his father's absence--until he discovers that Pete is bound for slaughter.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for language and brief violence.
System Details Note:
DVD; Widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital.
Language Note:
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Subject: Vlautin, Willy > Film adaptations.
Fathers and sons > Drama.
Teenage boys > Drama.
Race horses > Drama.
Human-animal relationships > Drama.
Single fathers > Drama.
Oregon > Drama.
Harney County (Or.)
Oregon > Rural conditions.
Genre: Film adaptations.
Action and adventure films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.

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