The Mustang

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The Mustang
The Mustang poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byLaure de Clermont-Tonnerre
Produced byAlain Goldman
Written by
Music byJed Kurzel
CinematographyRuben Impens
Edited byGéraldine Mangenot
Distributed byFocus Features
Release date
  • January 31, 2019 (2019-01-31) (Sundance)
  • March 15, 2019 (2019-03-15) (United States)
Running time
96 minutes
  • United States
  • France
  • Belgium
Box office$83,190[1]

The Mustang is a 2019 American-French-Belgian drama film, directed by Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, from a screenplay by Clermont-Tonnerre, Mona Fastvold and Brock Norman Brock. It stars Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell, Gideon Adlon, Connie Britton and Bruce Dern.

It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 31, 2019. It is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Focus Features.



In May 2017, it was announced Matthias Schoenaerts and Jason Mitchell had joined the cast of the film, with Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre directing from a screenplay she wrote, alongside Mona Fastvold and Brock Norman Brock. Canal+, Cine+, will produce the film, alongside Alain Goldman and Molly Hallam serving as a producer and executive producer under their Legende banner.[2] In October 2017, Susan Sarandon, Gideon Adlon, Bruce Dern, Josh Stewart joined the cast of the film.[3][4]


It had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival on January 31, 2019.[5][6] It is scheduled for a limited release on March 15, 2019,[7] and a wide release on March 29, 2019.[8]


On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 95%, based on 44 reviews, with an average rating of 7.55/10.[9] On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 77 out of 100, based on 6 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".[10]


  1. ^ "The Mustang (2019)". Box Office Mojo. IMDB. Retrieved March 20, 2019.
  2. ^ Siegel, Tatiana (May 20, 2017). "Cannes: Focus Nabs Matthias Schoenaerts-Jason Mitchell Drama 'Mustang' (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  3. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 4, 2017). "Susan Sarandon & Gideon Adlon Join Focus Features Drama 'Mustang'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  4. ^ McNary, Dave (October 26, 2017). "Josh Stewart Joins Matthias Schoenaerts' Drama 'Mustang' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  5. ^ Debruge, Peter (November 28, 2018). "Sundance Film Festival Unveils 2019 Features Lineup". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "The Mustang". Sundance Film Festival. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  7. ^ McNary, Dave (November 28, 2018). "Film News Roundup: Matthias Schoenaerts' Horse-Training Drama 'Mustang' Set for March Release". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  8. ^ "The Mustang: Get Tickets". Focus Features. Retrieved March 15, 2019.
  9. ^ The Mustang (2019), retrieved March 3, 2019
  10. ^ The Mustang, retrieved March 3, 2019

External links[edit]

The Mustang on IMDb