War Horse

War Horse

Film: War Horse

Director: Steven Spielberg

Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston

Synopsis: Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, "War Horse" begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him.

When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets - British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter - before the story reaches its emotional climax in the heart of No Man's Land.

Critics: “Steven Spielberg's War Horse is an emotional ride -- full gallop.” - Rolling Stone

“Genuine in its emotion, unflinching in its reality, epic in its grandiosity, effective in its performances, and imaginative in its storytelling.” - Daily Telegraph

“Boldly emotional, nakedly heartfelt, War Horse will leave only the stoniest hearts untouched.” - TIME Magazine

Award/Nominations: War Horse was named one of the Films of the Year at the American Film Institute Awards & Southeastern Film Critics Association.

It has also been nominated at the Satellite Awards, National Board of Review & Broadcast Film critics Association Awards.

FemaleFirst Helen Earnshaw

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