A Young Boy's Hero. A Married Woman's Desire. Russell Crowe stars as East Driscoll, a bachelor horsebreaker who won't settle down. He becomes the idol of Alan, a young boy with polio who dreams of riding just like his hero. As Alan struggles with the hardships of growing up, he meets Grace, an older English aristocrat for whom he develops feelings. The situation gets further complicated when the married Grace falls for the much younger East and Alan, unwillingly, is caught in the middle...
- Hammers Over the Anvil review by CP Customer
Yes - Russell Crowe is in it and usually I'm a fan of Australian films as they are so open and refreshing. This unfortunately is the cinematic equivalent of concealed grease. It is dull, unappealing and leaden - avoid.