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Lean on Pete

British writer-director Andrew Haigh’s fourth feature is a deeply empathetic portrayal of a teenage boy fleeing a lonely and difficult reality. Nominated for Best Film at BFI London Film Festival, the drama features incredible performances from Charlie Plummer, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi and Steve Zahn. Co-produced by UK-based companies Film4, BFI and The Bureau.





Charley (Charlie Plummer), a lonely teenager who lives with his father, finds work caring for an ageing racehorse named Lean on Pete. When he learns the horse is destined for slaughter, the two embark on an American odyssey across the new frontier, trying to find somewhere safe that they can finally call home.