The Horse Whisperer


2h 48m 1998

Brief Synopsis

After her fourteen year old daughter suffers a serious horse riding accident, a high-powered magazine editor goes to Montana to bring the horse to a legendary 'horse whisperer,' a person with a unique gift of being able to cure troubled horses. Romance blossoms between the sophisticated mother and t

Film Details

Also Known As
Horse Whisperer, L' homme qui murmurait à l'oreille des chevaux, Mannen som kunde tala med hästar, homme qui murmurait à l'oreille des chevaux
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Joel Holland
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Montana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 48m

Synopsis

After her fourteen year old daughter suffers a serious horse riding accident, a high-powered magazine editor goes to Montana to bring the horse to a legendary 'horse whisperer,' a person with a unique gift of being able to cure troubled horses. Romance blossoms between the sophisticated mother and the gentle horseman, leading to wonderful and tragic consequences.

Crew

Julie Adair

Stunt Man

Lawrence Amanuel

Other

Robert M Andres

Key Grip

Erica Arvold

Casting Associate

Joann Atwood

On-Set Dresser

Sandina Bailo-lape

Foley Editor

William Ballard

Transportation Coordinator

Bill Ballou

Construction Coordinator

David E Baron

Assistant Camera Operator

Dale Becker

Other

Ludwig Van Beethoven

Music

Gavin J. Behrman

Accounting Assistant

Jessica Bellfort

Sound Editor

Bill Bernstein

Music Editor

Ralph Bertelle

Assistant Production Coordinator

Stephanie Bertelle

Production Assistant

Michael Bird

Special Effects Assistant

John Bissell

Music Supervisor

Steve Boeddeker

Sound Designer

Sara Bolder

Dialogue Editor

Beau Borders

Sound

Vebe Borge

Assistant Director

Bill Bowling

Location Manager

Michael E Boyle

Stunts

Mike Boyle

Animal Wrangler

Shelley Peterson Boyle

Stunt Man

Buck Brannaman

Technical Advisor

Julian Bratolyubov

Music

Cyndi Brenner

Assistant Production Coordinator

Erik L Brown

Assistant Camera Operator

Carrie Browstein

Song

George Budd

Music

Kristen Burbank

Stand-In

Ronald J. Burke

Dolly Grip

Beverly Burton

Craft Service

Janice A Caputo

Other

Gil Carreras

Color Timer

Matt Cavaliero

Production Assistant

Robert C Cawley

Transportation Captain

Debra Chase

Stand-In

Ellen Chenoweth

Casting

Lisa Chino

Sound

Gary Combs

Stunt Coordinator

Betty Ann Conard

Extras Agent/Coordinator

Kyle Cooper

Main Title Design

Jordan Corngold

Music

Hank Corwin

Editor

Carolyn Crimley

Other

Peter T Crosman

Visual Effects Supervisor

Theresa Curtin

Other

James D'amico

Transportation Co-Captain

Wendy Dallas

Script Supervisor

Bill Darrow

Other

Freeman Davies

Editor

Jerry Deblau

Lighting Technician

Brian Dettor

Production Assistant

Peter Donen

Visual Effects Supervisor

Timothy Donohue

Production Assistant

Thomas J Dooley

Production Assistant

Robert A Driskell

Gaffer

Tony Eckert

Foley Mixer

Don Edwards

Song Performer

Don Edwards

Song

Edwin A Effrein

Assistant Camera Operator

Dick Elder

Other

Dan Engstrom

Sound

Kendall Errair

Set Costumer

Jane Estocin

Accounting Assistant

Peter Ettinger

Assistant Editor

Frank Eulner

Sound Editor

Nicholas Evans

Source Material (From Novel)

John Fahey

Song Performer

John Fahey

Song

James Fanning

Transportation Co-Captain

Diane Fay

Stand-In

Robert K. Feldmann

Key Grip

Ken Fischer

Sound Effects Editor

Steve Fisk

Song

Cliff Fleming

Pilot

Carole Fontana

Location Coordinator

Ellen Freund

Property Master

Gail Gardner

Song

Teri Garland

Stunt Man

Cristina Garneret

Production Assistant

Antonio Garrido

Dolly Grip

Mickey Gilbert

Unit Director

Mickey Gilbert

Stunt Coordinator

Aura Gilge

Foley

Mark Gillson

Scenic Artist

Michele Giordano

Production Coordinator

Sonia Gonzalez

Assistant Editor

Ron Goodman

Camera

W Steven Graham

Art Director

Michael Green

Camera Operator

Mark Hadland

Best Boy

Chandra Joy Hagopian

Assistant Production Coordinator

Audrey Hall

Location Assistant

Cheri Hall

Accounting Assistant

Sandy Hamilton

Property Master

Tom Hardisty

Rerecording

Lee C Harman

Makeup Artist

Susan Moore Harmon

Post-Production Supervisor

Thomas M Harrigan

Assistant Editor

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Linn L Harter

Apprentice

Shane Hawkins

Foreman

Josh Hedrick

Wrangler

Rusty Hendricks

Animal Wrangler

Eric Henriquez

Dga Trainee

Mo Henry

Negative Cutting

Amy Herman

Unit Production Manager

Lora Hirschberg

Rerecording

Tod Holcomb

Music

Joel Holland

Cable Operator

Marcia Holley

Stunt Man

Beth Hooker

Song

Beth Hooker

Song Performer

Wendy Hopkins

Assistant

Scott A Howell

Key Rigging Grip

David C Hughes

Sound Effects Editor

Karen Hughes

Production Supervisor

Steele Hunter

Best Boy Grip

Philip C Hurst

Other

Jon Hutman

Production Designer

Richard Hymns

Sound Editor

Bob Jaurequi

Stunts

Tom Johnson

Rerecording

Thomas R Johnston

Script Supervisor

Donna Kail

Assistant

Kenneth Karman

Music Editor

Andi Kasen

Assistant Editor

John A. Kelly

Scenic Artist

Brendan Kennedy

Production Assistant

Ian Kincaid

Lighting Technician

Ray Kluga

Art Director

Robin Knight

Key Grip

Amanda Koblin

Casting Associate

Jerry Koch

Other

Marion Kolsby

Assistant Art Director

Sherman G Labby

Storyboard Artist

Richard Lagravenese

Screenplay

Alecia Larue

Production Supervisor

Diana Latham

Production Coordinator

Mary Helen Leasman

Foley Editor

Terry Leonard

Unit Director

Dennis Liddiard

Makeup Artist

Gary Liddiard

Makeup Artist

Elizabeth Linn

Scenic Artist

Jeanne Lipsey

Assistant Camera Operator

Cris Lombardi

Assistant Camera Operator

Byron Macdonald

Accountant

Kelsi Macintyre

Production Assistant

Tod A Maitland

Sound Mixer

Dawn Mancini

Production Assistant

Patrick J Mangan

Assistant Director

Adam Markey

Scenic Artist

Brian Markey

Construction Coordinator

Patrick Markey

Producer

Elliot Marks

Photography

Pamela S Marshall

Production Assistant

Greg Martin

Stand-In

Leslie Martino

Other

Elaine Maser

Costume Supervisor

Heather Matthews

Production Assistant

Lori Mcclellen

Set Costumer

Marilyn Mccoppen

Adr Editor

Yvonne Mcdonald

Production Assistant

Cliff Mclaughlin

Stunt Man

Ralph Mendoza

Aerial Unit

Timothy Metivier

Camera Operator

Carla Meyer

Dialect Coach

Jeffrey M Meyer

Stunts

Shannon Mills

Sound Effects Editor

Monique Mitchell

Key Grip

Megan Monaghan

Location Manager

Daniel P Moore

Video

Allison Moorer

Song Performer

Allison Moorer

Song

Ric Morelli

Post-Production Accountant

A Lee Morris

Assistant Camera Operator

Brenda L Morris

Other

Leslie Morris

Music Contractor

Kellie Morrison

Production Assistant

Gary Muller

Assistant Camera Operator

Cheryl Nardi

Sound Editor

Tom Nead

Rigging Gaffer

Kathy Nelson

Music Supervisor

Thomas Newman

Music

Hoyle Nix

Song

Peter Norman

Camera Operator

Tim Norman

Assistant Camera Operator

Jesse Nye

Production Assistant

Kathleen O'brien

Other

Edward O'donnell

Transportation Coordinator

T. J. O'mara

Boom Operator

E Larry Oatfield

Sound Effects Editor

Gail Owen

Song

David Page

Costumes

John Panaccio

Key Rigging Grip

Bunny Parker

Hair Stylist

Film Details

Also Known As
Horse Whisperer, L' homme qui murmurait à l'oreille des chevaux, Mannen som kunde tala med hästar, homme qui murmurait à l'oreille des chevaux
MPAA Rating
Release Date
1998
Production Company
Joel Holland
Distribution Company
Walt Disney Studios Distribution
Location
New York City, New York, USA; Montana, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
2h 48m

Award Nominations

Best Song

1998

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for the 1998 American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film.

Nominated for two 1998 awards, including Best Cinematography (Robert Richardson) and Most Promising Actress (Scarlett Johanssen) from the Chicago Film Critics Association.

Released in United States Spring May 15, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 24, 1998

Released in United States April 28, 1998

Released in United States August 1998

Shown at Locarno International Film Festival August 5-15, 1998.

Motion picture rights to Evans' novel were purchased for $3,000,000.

Natalie Portman was previously attached to play Grace.

Screenwriter Eric Roth reportedly received $1,000,000 to write the screenplay.

Richard LaGravenese received the 1998 Gotham Writer Award from the Independent Feature Project.

Began shooting April 7, 1997.

Completed shooting September 19, 1997.

Project was orginally set to start shooting in July 1996.

Wildwood Enterprises is Robert Redford's production company.

Released in United States Spring May 15, 1998

Released in United States on Video August 24, 1998

Released in United States April 28, 1998 (Shown in New York City (DGA Theater) as part of series "IFP's/Director's Take" April 28, 1998.)

Released in United States August 1998 (Shown at Locarno International Film Festival August 5-15, 1998.)