Too bad this chance for cultural bridge-building is offset by the presence of several stereotyped Arab villains. When his rightful owner repossesses the Black, eighteen-year-old Alec travels across the deserts of Arabia to find the great stallion and helps to solve a tribal feud. Alec, are you all right? Ishak only allows the young man to coach his granddaughter. With a huge cast and crew working deep in the Saharah dessert there was always the possibility of something wonderful or tragic just arount the corner. How'd you get in there? I'll be back up for the case. You're back to your mother on the tomorrow. The performances are often good, including Reno's; he has an interesting, poker-faced way of underplaying scenes that keeps him from being a stereotyped kid.
The photography is good, and the desert is often breathtakingly beautiful. Be sure you don't walls. He also directed the films The Escape Artist, Crusoe, and a number of short subjects. The Black Stallion Returns is the 1983 sequel to the original popular novel adaptation, also based on source material by original author, Walter Farley, directed by Robert Dalva Crime Story. Alex could have easily have escaped with the Black before they reached the werehouse. Get back in the ship.
Some grade-school children may be disappointed that the black stallion is absent from much of the film. This amazing epic finds Alec Ramsey, the boy from the first film, traveling to the brutal and glorious Sahara desert , in search of his beautiful Arabian Stallion, who has been taken away by his original owners. I got in in New York. Alec, can you hear me? Now, if you'd like to move forward. With the rest of the tour. Berber on Dock Trivia Some critics felt the film's portrayal of Arabs was racist.
Having read the book to my daughter one of her favorites of the Black Stallion series I knew I had to get it. Read on for a listing of streaming and cable services - including rental, purchase, and subscription choices - along with the availability of 'The Black Stallion Returns' on each platform. The actor who plays the teen Alec Ramsey obviously had an uncommon love for horses, and it shows in his genuine performance. Alec Ramsey travels to the brutal and glorious Sahara desert, in search of his beautiful Arabian Stallion, who has been taken away by its original owners. When Alec learns that Ishak plans to enter the Black in an upcoming race, he settles for training the horse's new jockey -- for the time being. Our adult daughter and son remember this awesome film growing up! His screen credits include The Black Stallion, Never Cry Wolf, Wind, and Fly Away Home.
Ishak, a wealthy sheik steals a beautiful horse that was his property a long time ago. You're not in the barn, Alec. He befriends locals and they decide to help him by transforming him into a local. Alec, hides on a plane and follows the sheik to Morocco. I was wrong to wait so long to see a film that, in many ways, surpasses the original. Starting in Zagora, Marocco and ending in Tunesia this was on of the most demanding horse films ever made.
Every five years there is a great horse race in the Sahara desert, with different tribes racing their finest horses to win honour and respect from the others. Cinematography by Carlo Di Palma. Although the young princess Tabari has been raised to ride the stallion for her people, Alec proves that only he has the horse's trust. The Arab villain is played by , a good character actor who is so far off-base here it's pathetic. Black Stallion Returns: I highly recommend this film because this story is filled with intrigue and excitement that adult and children alike will thoroughly enjoy because as the plot thickens you sit at the edge of your seat all the way to the marvelous ending! He leaves him alone in the desert after a flat tire slows them down. Customs Officer as Robert A. He befriends Raj Vincent Spano , an American-educated Arab prince who has returned to ride in the race.
The movie begins where the first one left off. The whole movie was great, a few things were not by the book but I guess that's how Hollywood wanted the movie to be. Parents need to know that a few exciting scenes and eye-catching location photography keep this sequel afloat, but it's nothing compared to the original. Kurr has also an interest in the animal and brings the American with him as a friend. Alec tells him the entire story and hopes that Ishak will understand but to no avail.
Today and at 5:00, and it gets in days. I think that is why i waited 20 years to see this, a sequel that I was sure would disappoint. Every five years the tribes of the desert race their steeds to determine who will rule the desert. Alec insists that he is the only one that can bring the victory. I know the is going.
Ballard, son of a Lake Tahoe boat builder, grew up in California. Get out of there, Alec, now! What he did was run after the thieves and get into the trailer with the Black. How long you been in there? This is mainly for fans of the original. Every five years there is a great horse race in the Sahara desert, with different tribes racing their finest horses to win honor and respect from the others. The final race is botched by so many parallel story lines that we lose track of where the stallion stands in the race.