story of “Young Black Stallion” debuts on the giant
screen Dec. 26 at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX Theater
Tenn. (Dec. 5, 2003) – “Young Black Stallion”
is a family favorite that has captured the imaginations of millions
of readers and moviegoers over the years. Now Disney has brought
the magic of the classic story to the giant IMAX screen opening
Dec. 26 at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX Theater.
Black Stallion” is the brand new 2D Disney film about
a young girl named Neera who befriends a wild colt in the Arabian
desert during World War II. It's a classic story that the whole
family will enjoy. The film is the first dramatic adventure
made expressly for the giant screen and is a magnificent and
thrilling tale that is a prequel to the 1979 motion picture
“Young Black Stallion.”
in Northern Africa at the conclusion of World War II, the film
follows the adventures of a young girl named Neera, who becomes
separated from her family and finds herself alone in the desert.
When a wild stallion (whom Neera names "Shetan" and
means "the devil") comes to her aid, the two form
a special bond and the horse helps Neera return home to her
grandfather. As their friendship and trust grows, the girl devises
a daring plan to race the wild Shetan in the annual horse race
and help restore her grandfather’s reputation. Staking
everything on the race, Neera’s iron will and courage
combined with Shetan’s untamed power and determination
culminates in some of the most breathtaking and triumphant scenes
ever witnessed on the giant screen.
Black Stallion” was directed by Simon Wincer (Free Willy)
for executive producer Kathleen Kennedy and producers Frank
Marshall and Fred Roos, from a screenplay by Jeanne Rosenberg.
press materials: www.youngblackstallion.com