Original title: Archer
Director: Denny Lawrence
Country and year: Australia / 1985
Cast: Nicole Kidman, Robert Coleby, Ana María Monticelli, Tony Barry, Brett Climo, Ernie Grey
During the 1860s, Dave Powers, apprentice to a horse trainer, volunteers to ride Archer to the Melbourne Cup race. Their start is 600 miles from Melbourne, and the journey is anything but easy. Of course, the pair have numerous adventures along the way, and in the end Archer competes in the Melbourne Cup race. Written by Ken Miller for imdb.