Broken Horses

Synopsis: The bonds of brotherhood, the laws of loyalty, and the futility of violence in the shadows of the US Mexico border gang wars.
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Director(s): Vidhu Vinod Chopra
Production: Vinod Chopra Films
 
IMDB:
5.7
Metacritic:
32
Rotten Tomatoes:
22%
R
Year:
2015
101 min
Website
36 Views

Buddy.

Hey.

What's with the grin, pal?

Mr. Castillo said I did a good job.

He even gave me an extra dollar.

Yeah?

So, that's your first paycheck, pal.

You never forget that.

I told him to make it in three parts.

For you, me, and Jakey.

Smart.

Jakey gets the extra dollar,

'cause he's the youngest.

Well, that he is.

Or I could get him a new violin.

For six bucks? I doubt it.

But I'll tell you what.

You give Jakey that six bucks

and I'll throw in the fiddle for free.

Jakey'll go bananas. Bananas!

Yeah, he will.

Here, you want to take her for a spin?

Okay.

Those kids that call you slow...

Yeah.

They should see you shoot, boy.

Get that target there.

Do you think if I keep shooting good,

that I could get a star, too?

Sure, son.

Then we could be partners?

We are partners.

But then I'd have

to shoot people, right?

You might.

I'm not sure I'd like that.

Well, I don't like it, either, Buddy,

but there's a lot of bad people out there.

Somebody's gotta stop 'em.

You know, if everybody said,

"I'm not gonna do that job," then...

Well, who would stop 'em?

Man, that is some talent

you got there, kid.

Jakey's also talented.

You've got two talented sons.

Well, Mr. Ashman says

he saw that talented brother of yours

out on his property again yesterday.

With a slingshot.

Jakey never left the house.

He was at home playing checkers with me

the whole afternoon.

Buddy, why do you always

gotta protect your brother?

'Cause he always lets me

win at checkers.

Pop, we're gonna miss Jakey's recital.

No, we got plenty of time.

Jakey.

They say the kitchen's closed.

I can get you a coffee.

I lost my daddy, too, when I was a boy.

I showed up at work. Just like you.

To support the family.

But I couldn't get my daddy

out of my head.

How did he die?

Somebody shoot him?

Yes.

A bad man.

I met that man once, too.

In the drug store.

He stopped and smiled at me.

I did nothing.

Nothing.

And that kills me to this day.

You know?

Sit down, boy.

Listen.

That man who killed your father,

he won't get away. No, son, he won't.

I want you to read that out.

"Miguel Santion."

Yes.

You know him?

Take a good look.

He's the one.

He killed your daddy.

Now, you cannot let him get away.

Kill him.

- I can't.

- You can't?

I don't know where he lives.

You don't know where he...

Why, I can find him for you.

That's not a...

Look, I want you to take this.

Go ahead, son.

Pick it up.

That's my father's.

Did you earn it like your daddy?

No, I don't think you did.

I think you got it because he died.

I think your daddy

would want you to earn it?

Earn this.

You earn it and I'll pin it

on you myself.

You understand me?

Yeah.

I understand.

I'm sorry for bothering you

so late, ma'am.

But I need to speak to Mr. Santion...

Who the f*ck are you?

I'm Buddy. I work at the diner.

Don't move!

Don't you f*cking move, retard!

What are you doing with my picture,

you stupid f*ck?

I was just making sure it was you.

- Welcome to the family.

- Thank you, Mr. Hench.

Call me Julius, son.

- Jakey's had his supper.

- Thanks, Ignacio.

Jakey, I ain't coming to school no more.

I got a new job.

So, I can take care of us.

Tell me about the ranch.

Well, it'll be just you and me,

and our house on the lake.

Are there horses?

Are you kidding me?

What's a ranch without horses, dummy?

I'll get you a white stallion,

with a red tanned saddle.

All your own.

- Swear?

- Swear.

You just play your violin, okay?

Ignacio said, if I play real good,

Pop can hear it.

They said they'd let me know.

"Don't call us, we'll call you."

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Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Vidhu Vinod Chopra (born September 5, 1952) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer. His better known films include Parinda, 1942: A Love Story , Munna Bhai film series (Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. and Lage Raho Munna Bhai) , 3 Idiots , PK and Sanju and Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga. He is the founder of Vinod Chopra Films. more…

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