The inspiration for both the book and the movie "The Horse Whisperer," Buck Brannaman long has been a legend for his ability to help animals - along with the people who love them - past whatever is ailing them.

Director Cindy Meehl's widely acclaimed documentary uses appropriate reverence in examining Brannaman's success with his gentle, compassionate approach ... which Robert Redford (who contributes here) emulated in his "Horse Whisperer" performance. *** (PG: P)

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