This true story about the director’s daughter, how the family coped with the trauma of a heinous crime, and how a special therapeutic boarding school used equine therapy for treatment. Its a inspiring journey to find the strength to heal.
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Girl on the Edge, was written by Joey Curtis ("Blue Valentine") and Directed by Jay Silverman (Co-Creator of A&E's "The Cleaner" with Benjamin Bratt). The film stars Taylor Sprietler, Peter Coyote, Gil Bellows, Elizabeth Pena, Amy Davidson, Mackenzie Phillips and Amy Price-Francis.
Girl on the Edge is the powerful true story of Hannah Green, a teenager struggling with the aftermath of a horrific trauma caused in part by social media, and the old wounds from her childhood that it reopens. Despite her resistance, she is sent away to an oasis of healing called "Maheo" that uses innovative techniques like equine therapy to empower its troubled girls. With the help of an eclectic group of mentors, peers, and a bond with her horse Betsy, she starts to invest in her own recovery and overcome this powerful rite of passage.