LEAN ON PETE

By Andrew HAIGH

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL - as FEST

Drama - Completed 2017

15-year-old Charley embarks on a perilous journey through the Pacific Northwest landscapes in search of his long lost aunt and a possible home.

Festivals
& Awards

La Biennale di Venezia - Venice FF 2017
Competition MARCELLO MASTROIANNI AWARD - Best Young Actor
Toronto - TIFF 2017
Special Presentations
    • Year of production
    • 2017
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • UNITED KINGDOM, USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 119 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andrew HAIGH
    • Producer(s)
    • Tristan GOLIGHER (THE BUREAU)
    • Synopsis
    • Charley Thompson is 15 years old. He wants a home, food on the table and a high school he can attend for more than part of the year. As the son of a single father working in warehouses across the Pacific Northwest stability is hard to find. Hoping for a new start they move to Portland where Charley takes a summer job, and befriends the failing racehorse Lean on Pete.
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