Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest, stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland, Oregon where Charley takes a summer job, with a washed-up horse trainer, and befriends a failing racehorse named Lean on Pete.


2017  – United Kingdom – English – 122 min

Charlie Plummer (King Jack)
Steve Buscemi (Boardwalk Empire, Reservoir Dogs, Fargo)
Travis Flammel (Vikings, Warcraft, Maggie’s Got A Plan)
Chloé Sevigny (Love and Friendship, Boys Don’t Cry, Kids)

LEAN ON PETE is the adaptation of Willy Vlautin’s acclaimed novel, by award winning writer-director Andrew Haigh (Weekend, 45 Years)


Venice Film Festival 2017 – Official Competition
Toronto Int’l Film Festival 2017 – Official Competition

International Sales by The Bureau in association with Celluloid Dreams

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