WAR HORSE: A Story of Heart-warming and Unique Friendship

 

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I thought it would be just another typical war-themed story but I was wrong! This movie is actually a story of heart-warming  and unique friendship separated by war and tested by battle – War Horse.

Last night we were at The Podium Cinema 1 for the  Special Screening of the said movie.

 

About War Horse

“War Horse tells the story of a young man named Albert (Jeremy Irvine) and a horse called Joey. This epic adventure film chronicles the exploits of Albert and Joey after they are separated by war.

The story begins when an English farming family buys a horse not having enough money to pay for it. For the couples Ted (Peter Mullan) and Rosie Narracott (Emily Watson) the horse is nothing but a loss. But their young son Albert is resolute in his decision to tame and train the horse. Albert and Joey become friends, but when the war breaks out the two are separated. Joey is sold and becomes a mount of a British Cavalry officer. The film shows the horse’s adventures and his feats to touch the lives of the people he meets.”

In this film we can see how horses played an important role during war time. There are remarkable sad and funny scenes which I believe you will notice too! It’s a story of bravery, love and hope.

Movie quotes/scenes that I like..

Rose and Ted..

Ted Narracott: “You’ll stop loving me Rose, and I won’t blame you when you do.”

Rose Narracott: “Well. I might hate you more, but I’ll never love you less.”

Here’s another one…

Officer said:   “It’s an honor to ride beside you. Let every man make himself, and his country, proud. Be brave!”

…and another

Grandfather:    “Can you imagine flying over a war and you know you can never look down? You have to look forward, or you’ll never get home…What could be braver that that?

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Find out how Joey changes and touches the lives of all those he met - the including German soldiers, British cavalry and a French farmer and his granddaughter

The film is based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo. The screenplay is by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis. The film is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy. The executive producers are Frank Marshall and Revel Guest.

War Horse won in the 69th Golden Globe Awards for Best Motion Picture (Drama) and Best Original Score. It also received various nominations in the 84th Academy Awards including Best Picture, Best Art Direction, Best Cinematography, Best Original Score, Best Sound Editing and Best Sound Mixing. The film also War Horse also garnered several nominations in the 65th British Academy Film Awards for Best Film Music, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Sound and Best Special Visual Effects.

The film is released by Dream Works Studios and distributed in the country by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Philippines. It is rated G by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB)

War Horse To Be Screened Exclusively at SM Cinemas

SM Cinemas, the country’s biggest film exhibitor, in partnership with Walt Disney STudios Motion Pictures Philippines, a leading film distribution company, will hold the exclusive screening of War Horse staring February 29, 2012.

War Horse opens at selected SM Cinema branches on February 29, 2012. These SM Cinema branches include SM North EDSA, Megamall, Mall of Asia, Marikina, Fairview, Cebu, Iloilo and Olongapo. Starting March 1, all SM Digital Theaters nationwide shall screen the said film.

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War Horse Movie Promo

SM Cinema will start selling tickets for War Horse on February 20, 2012. Movie-goers get 50% discount on movie tickets when they buy ticket from February 20-28 for screenings from 10am to 2pm on the first week of showing.

For more information about the movie War Horse, visit http://dreamworksstudios.com/films/war-horse

Visit SM Cinema’s website at www.smcinema.com


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