Natalie Canton’s world is turned upside down when she loses her mother to cancer on Valentine’s Day. Now the heartbroken 15-year-old feels that all she has left of her beloved mother is a fragile white rose, her only symbol of hope. As a much-needed distraction, Natalie’s father sends her to Nevada to spend Christmas on her aunt’s ranch. On the first day, the rose falls from her coat pocket undetected and into the riding corral, where a pure white horse appears in its place the next day. Natalie names the horse Rose, and as she learns to care for her, she slowly begins to heal.
Natalie’s Rose is a simple, metaphorical story of comfort and assurance. This heartwarming family film teaches many truths about life while letting viewers learn, along with Natalie, that death is part of life, but love is eternal.