The First World War is experienced through the journey of this horse—an odyssey of joy and sorrow, passionate friendship and high adventure. War Horse is one of the great stories of friendship and war— a successful book, it was turned into a hugely successful international theatrical hit that is currently on Broadway. It now comes to screen in an epic adaptation by one of the great directors in film history.
On Christmas Day, Steven Spielberg’s epic adventure – War Horse – rides into theaters. It’s a tale of loyalty, hope and tenacity set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War. There’s no doubt that the War Horse movie will be a huge success, the must-see holiday movie of the year, and because of this – it’s a great opportunity for sneaking in lessons.
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Human press, that is. And we're not complaining. We are human, after all. But we're not the only creatures on this planet, you know? So how did the war affect other species? Well, Michael Morpurgo's War Horse shows us this global struggle through a brand new perspective—as told by a horse unwittingly drafted into battle.