Adapted from the novel by Michael Morpurgo, War Horse follows the growing friendship between man and beast as Albert trains Joey, and then follows Joey on an incredible journey across the English countryside after the pair are forcibly separated.
Along the way, Joey touches the lives of everyone he comes into contact with, including British and German soldiers, as well as a kindly French farmer and his impressionable granddaughter. Later, in no man's land, Joey's extraordinary saga winds to a poignant and deeply affecting climax.
The film also stars Peter Mullan and Emily Watson. It was named among the best movies of the year by the American Film Institute (AFI). The film also received six Academy Award nominations.
The film is a must-see for horse lovers and those who like to see epic movies through the eyes of Steven Spielberg.