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The Dark Horse

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After suffering a nervous breakdown, Maori speed-chess champion Genesis Potini (Cliff Curtis) volunteers to teach a group of disadvantaged children how to play the game while seeking redemption and a new purpose in life.
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Adelaide Review
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August 10, 2016

A hugely chunked-up Curtis, a Kiwi actor who's worked all over the world but returned home to star in and help produce Robertson's film, is masterly here.
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New Zealand Herald
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June 01, 2016

A great, deeply affecting movie.
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Washington Post
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April 14, 2016

"The Dark Horse" isn't always easy to watch, but Curtis's quietly powerful presence makes it worthwhile.
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East Bay Express

April 29, 2016

A serious, even solemn, tale of personal redemption.
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Tribune News Service
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April 13, 2016

The film never shies away from the hard topics, and the actors bring nuance and heart to this intensely dramatic and affecting film.
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Boston Globe
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April 14, 2016

"Dark Horse" falls into the formula of underprivileged kids challenging the elites at their own game. But the outcome is never certain.
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San Francisco Chronicle
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April 07, 2016

There are heroes to root for in "The Dark Horse," and you'll feel mostly good about humanity walking out the door.
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Arizona Republic
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April 14, 2016

Curtis' portrayal of Gen's ever-present, invasive mental illness isn't mere window dressing and lacks showboating. The camera hugs his meltdowns with an uncomfortable perseverance as he talks to himself, hallucinates and turns manic.
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The Mary Sue
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July 15, 2016

This year, Disney bypassed the feel-good sports movie, and luckily for U.S. audiences, we got a smaller but better version with The Dark Horse.
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Film Comment Magazine
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April 29, 2016

The Dark Horse is a rough beauty of a picture.
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Globe and Mail
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April 15, 2016

Curtis is 100-per-cent watchable as a puffy, mumbling shuffler whose chess lessons double as life strategies.
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The Young Folks
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May 22, 2016

... The Dark Horse understands that it requires more than simple narrative tricks and interesting factoids to make its "true story" stand out as a great film.
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