Sunday, May 06 @ 6:00 PM
“HYPNOTIC AND HAUNTING, LEAN ON PETE WORKS MIRACLES IN MINIATURE, PAINTING A PORTRAIT OF AMERICA THAT CUTS DEEP.” ROLLING STONE
In this beautiful coming-of-age film, Charley (Charlie Plummer of All the Money in the World) arrives in Portland with his single father, eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. He finds acceptance and camaraderie at a local racetrack, where he lands a job caring for an aging Quarter Horse named Lean On Pete. When he learns Pete is bound for slaughter, the two embark on an odyssey across the new American frontier in search of a loving aunt whom Charley hasn’t seen in years. Raves Rolling Stone, “… hypnotic and haunting, Lean On Peteworks miracles in miniature, painting a portrait of America that cuts deep.” Also starring Steve Buscemi, Chloe Sevigny and Steve Zahn, the film runs 121 minutes and is Rated R.