Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Tango’s Movie Debut

Last September, my daughter’s horse, Tango, was used  in some scenes for a movie that was being produced by singer/songwriter, Bertie Higgins, and directed by Bertie’s son, Julian. 

IMG_2110 (C&E)L to R :  Bertie Higgins, Bianca (who plays “Elena” in the movie),  Tango,  my daughter, Bertie’s son, Julian (the director), and Robert (who plays “Jack Hooks”)

 If you are new to my blog and would like to read the details of how Tango got the part in the movie and see some of the photos from her first day of filming,  you can click   here.

It would seem movie making is a long process.  After all these months, the movie is finally finished and I am now able to share more information about it, as well as a couple video clips.  

The name of the movie is THROUGH THE EYE and a synopsis of the storyline can be found  here.

This short video clip was from Tango’s second day of filming.  The movie character, “Elena,” riding Tango, is being chased by a dune buggy driven by the actor playing  “Carlos Huerta,” the head of the Colombian drug ring.  

If you know anything about horses, you know they can  sometimes come completely unglued and spook over the smallest and stupidest little thing so there was some uncertainty about how  Tango was going to react when  she was left standing alone after the actress dismounted and that very loud and fast-moving dune buggy came roaring up behind her.  Would she freak out and take off running?  As you can see in the video, she just did a little side hop  out of the way and meandered out of camera range.  Way to go, Tango!

The premiere screening of THROUGH THE EYE  was held in Pasadena, California Tuesday night, July 26, 2011.  

My daughter was invited  to the premiere screening and imagine our excitement when we saw Tango’s picture  on the premiere  invitation!


Tango is also seen briefly in the movie trailer below.

There was no way my daughter  was going to miss this momentous, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend this premiere event so she flew out to California Monday afternoon.  I can’t wait to get her assessment of the movie and hear how Tango looked on the big screen.  In relation to the length of the movie, I’m sure Tango’s scenes will most likely be very, very, VERY short but we are as excited as if Tango had the starring role!

Even though I’m not an avid movie-goer and typically I avoid action movies because they tend to be violent, this is one movie I’m obviously anxious to see.  I don’t have any information yet on how/when/where THROUGH THE EYE  will be available for the general public to see but I’ll keep you posted,  just in case you’d like to see it too .  Then you can  say, “Hey, I *know* that horse from Blogland!”   ;) 

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Deb said...

Hope she had a wonderful time! The trailer was definitely exciting...

Cindy said...

That is so wonderful and exciting for you all!!!
Hugs, Cindy

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

Wow how exciting!! Can't wait to hear your daughters thoughts.


Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Wow, that is so exciting! I figured she would go!


Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee(Mukherjee) said...

Wow! How exciting ! Love your post:)Thanks for sharing.
Hope to see you on my blog!

Tanya Anurag said...

The excitement is truly understandable :) Congratulations to all of you, you have a star in the family :)


Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

I am visiting via Romantic Homes.

What wonderful thing to happen!

Have a happy weekend!

Adrienne said...

Congratulations to Tango! What an exciting thing for your daughter - and for you. Thanks for sharing Tango's debut.

Karin said...

That is SO cool! Tango was obviously perfect for the part ~ such a calm horse ~ a true professional :)

romance-of-roses said...

This is great. How exciting for all of you. I live in Alhambra, about 15 minutes away from Pasadena.