Michael Morpurgo’s novel War Horse was adapted into film in 2011, produced by DreamWorks Pictures and released by Touchstone Pictures. The War Horse film was directed by Steven Spielberg and used a screenplay written by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis. The film’s fantastic cast included:
- Jeremy Irvine
- Emily Watson
- David Thewlis
- Tom Hiddleston
- Benedict Cumberbatch
- Eddie Marsan
- Toby Kebbell
- David Kross
- Peter Mullan
War Horse was nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture! Not only that, but it also won 2 Golden Globes and 5 BAFTAs.
Watch the official trailer for the War Horse film here!
Praise for the War Horse film
“War Horse is a don’t-miss Spielberg classic that reaches true perfection. It’s as good as movies can get, and one of the greatest triumphs of this or any other year.” New York Observer
“Touching saga of courage, loyalty and the truest of friendships.” Daily Express
“Boldly emotional, nakedly heartfelt, War Horse will leave only the stoniest hearts untouched.” Time