wild hearts can't be broken
the year: 1991
the genre: drama
the cast: Gabrielle Anwar (Sonora Webster); Michael Schoeffling (Al Carer); Cliff Robertson (Doctor W.F. Carver); Dylan Kussman (Clifford Henderson); Kathleen York (Marie)
the plot: Sonora Webster is a teenage runaway during the Depression. Her life's ambition is to travel to Atlantic City, where "all your dreams come true." After leaving home she accepts a job from Dr. Carver and his girl-and-horse high diving act. Starting out as a stable hand her goal is to become a real diving girl. Dr. Carver's son, Al, helps her tame a wild horse she's named Lightning. Their early morning practices lead not only to Sonora being put into training as a diving girl, but also for Sonora and Al to fall in love. Then tragedy strikes...
don't miss: Clifford's death-defying stunt.
listen for: "Manure just happens to be my speciality."
watch the movie in parts starting here.