(2021) (Clint Eastwood, Eduardo Minett) (PG-13)
- QUICK TAKE:
- Drama: An old man travels to Mexico to find and return his former boss' 13-year-old son to Texas.
It's 1979, and Mike Milo (CLINT EASTWOOD) is a former rodeo star and recently fired horse trainer who's asked by his former boss, Howard Polk (DWIGHT YOAKAM), to travel from Texas to Mexico to retrieve that man's 13-year-old son, Rafael (EDUARDO MINETT), who lives in Mexico City with his mom, Leta (FERNANDA URREJOLA). Mike isn't crazy about the idea, but feels he needs to pay back Howard for essentially saving his life following the accidental death of his wife and their son. And after hearing that the boy is allegedly being abused, he agrees and sets off in his old, beat-up vehicle.
It doesn't take him long to find Leta, but she claims she doesn't know where her son is, that he hates her, and that he's a monster who's into criminal activities including cockfighting. Mike indeed finds him at one such event, and after informing the boy that his father wants him to live on his Texas ranch with him, Rafael agrees to go with him. But after Mike turns down Leta's amorous advances, she changes her mind about allowing Mike to take the boy and sends her goons after both.
From that point on, and trying to elude them and the Federales, Mike and Rafael somewhat bond, albeit in a haphazard way, all while accepting the kindness of others, including widowed restaurant owner Marta (NATALIA TRAVEN) who's soon sweet on Mike and vice-versa.
- WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
- It's not that likely.
- WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG-13
- For language and thematic elements.
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