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'Amazing Racer' DVD
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Teenager Shannon is devastated when her beloved father dies suddenly, in the recently released DVD, Amazing Racer (ARC Entertainment). Lost and alone with her anger and sadness, she discovers a secret: the mother she had been told was dead is actually alive and well. As they struggle to form a relationship, Shannon bonds with a broken-down racehorse, whom she names Rainbow. Through the tutelage of the horse’s friendly trainer, Shannon and Rainbow begin winning races. But Shannon is faced with yet another challenge when an arrogant mogul buys Rainbow and begins abusing the innocent animal. Will Shannon be able to find a way to rescue the horse? Julianne Michelle does an excellent job portraying young Shannon in this heartwarming film, alongside a talented lineup which includes Louis Gossett Jr., Claire Forlani, Eric Roberts, Daryl Hannah and Michael Madsen.