Disney's Secretariat Movie Giveaway

I’m pretty excited to see the newest family release from my favorite studio, Disney! On October 8th, they’ll release “Secretariat” a story that’s centered around a sporting event that took the world by storm back then.  From the advance screenings, which have created quite a buzz, this looks like a winner!  I’ll be seeing it later this month myself so check back for a movie review in a few weeks.

Diane Lane and John Malkovich in Secretariat

Diane Lane and John Malkovich

Against all odds, housewife and mother Penny Chenery (Diane Lane)—with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin (John Malkovich)—navigates the male-dominated horseracing business, ultimately taking Secretariat on a spectacular journey to become the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years and perhaps the greatest racehorse of all time.

Having watched this horse compete back in the early 70’s, I remember the excitement his wins brought, but I had no idea about the story behind it.  That’s where Disney spreads their magic in retelling  the story of Penny Chenery (played by Diane Lane) the horses owner,  and his trainer  played by John Malkovich (he’s one of my favorite actors!).  The story is more than just racing, it’s about defining your place in the world.  I’m looking forward to stepping back in time.  You can be sure I’ll be checking out the hair and fashions to be sure Disney got it right!


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Genre:  Drama
Rating:  PG
U.S. Release Date: October 8, 2010
Cast:  Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh, James Cromwell, Kevin Connolly, Nelsan Ellis, Dylan Baker, Margo Martindale, Otto Thorwarth, Fred Thompson, AJ Michalka and Scott Glenn
Suggested by the book:  “Secretariat: The Making of a Champion” by William Nack

Check out this trailer – it’s pretty fabulous.

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