Movie Monday: War Horse
An adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s 1982 children’s novel, War Horse is yet another epic from one of Hollywood’s greatest living directors, Steven Spielberg. Set before and during WW1, this war drama stars some of the silver screen’s rising stars, including David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch and Emily Watson. An instant box office success, War Horse is set against the breathtaking backdrop of rural England and Europe and weaves the tale of a remarkable horse named Joey, beginning with his unbreakable bond with a young man called Albert and following his trials through the war. An moving tale of a horse who touches the lives of all those around him, War Horse is an inspiring and uplifting film well worth its place in the Cockpit USA Movie Monday hall of fame!