January 26, 2012 the premiere of the film "Battle horse"From the director Steven Spielberg. The film was shot based on the novel of the same name by the English writer Michael Morpurgo.
The film "The Battle Horse" tells about the incredible and touching friendship of a boy named Albert and his horse named Joey. At the beginning of the First World War, Joeys are sold incavalry and together with the cavalry regiment are sent to the battlefields in France. Then Albert, despite his age, too young for military service, goes to the front to save his faithful friend.
Painting "Battle Horse" is based on two works at once: the novel with the same name for children Michael Morpurgo, first published in the United Kingdom in 1982, and adapting the novel for staging on stage, made in 2007 and bearing the same name.
Information about the film
Name: Battle horse
Original name: War Horse
Tagline: In the fire of war. In a loving heart. There is hope.
A country: USA
Genre: drama, adventure, military
Producer: Steven Spielberg
Author (s) of the scenario: Richard Curtis, Lee Hall, Michael Morpurgo (author of the original)
Cast: Jeremy Irwin, Emily Watson, Peter Mallan, DavidTulis, Benedict Cumberbatch, Joff Bell, Tom Hiddleston, Patrick Kennedy, Nils Arestrup, Celine Buenkens, David Cross, Rainer Bock, Nicholas Bro, Robert Emmes, and others.
World premiere: 4 December 2011
Premiere in the Russian Federation: 26 January 2012
Release on DVD / Blu-Ray: April 24, 2012
Duration: 146 minutes
- The role of Joey performed fourteen horses. But the "main" performer of the role of Joey was the horse Fynder, who also played a horse named Sukhar in the movie "Favorite".
A small role (cameo) in the film was played by the author of the novel "The Battle Horse", Michael Morpurgo. He stands next to David Thulis in the auction scene at the beginning of the film.