An Epic Battlefield Ride The director's second holiday-season movie is the World War I-era story of a horse that travels from Britain to the battlefield in France, affecting the lives of British cavalrymen, German soldiers and a French farmer. Adventure Drama Sci-Fi. If it were any other horse, we're not sure they would have put the same level of energy into it. Steven Spielberg Genre: From metacritic. Joey recognizes the gentle tone of Albert's voice, but it's his unique whistle that seals the deal:.
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Martin Scorsese celebrated the birth of cinema in Hugo ; Michel Hazanavicius paid tribute to the transition from the silents to the talkies in The Artist ; Nicolas Winding Refn even claims to have paid an oblique homage to the '80s oeuvre of Molly Ringwald in Drive.
Joey is the narrator and hero of the novel. Insert tab A into slot B and hand out hankies at the door.
Watch now. Lyons Tom Hiddleston... The battlefield sections are brilliantly staged and by far the highlight of the movie. The courts must decide whether the Mende are slaves or legally free. He never stops loving Albert and believes wholeheartedly in their eventual reunion.
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Release Date: Nominated for 6 Oscars. Sound Mix: Accessibility links Skip to main content Keyboard shortcuts for audio player. It's not that a film can't be lighthearted family fare, a gritty war epic and a weepie all at once; the problem is that here, those elements feel strictly compartmentalized — and calculated. He is very loving towards Topthorn, and they develop a strong bond.
Forgot your password? Not to be left out, Steven Spielberg's War Horse harks back to an old-fashioned mode of filmmaking, too — the sweeping, romantic Hollywood epic.
Albert will do anything for his best friend — even head into the battlefield. What particular stress are you referring to? Edit page. Joey is a hard worker who learns quickly and has a good grasp of what is required from him.