War horse [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Reliance Entertainment present an Amblin Entertainment/Kennedy/Marshall Company production ; produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy ; screenplay by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis ; directed by Steven Spielberg. - Widescreen. , United States - [United States] : Burbank, CA : Touchstone Home Entertainment ; distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, 2012. - 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo and the stage play War Horse by Nick Stafford. Originally released as a motion picture in 2011. Special feature: War Horse: the look.

Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams. Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams.

Benedict Cumberbatch, David Thewlis, Emily Watson, Peter Mullan, Jeremy Irvine, Toby Kebbell.

Set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe during the First World War, begins with the remarkable friendship between a horse named Joey and a young man called Albert, who tames and trains him. When they are forcefully parted, the film follows the extraordinary journey of the horse as he moves through the war, changing and inspiring the lives of all those he meets; British cavalry, German soldiers, and a French farmer and his granddaughter.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense sequences of war violence ; CHV rating: PG.


DVD, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, NTSC.


English, French or Spanish dialogue with optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired and optional audio description in English; closed-captioned in English.

786936812817

106711 Touchstone Home Entertainment


Morpurgo, Michael--Film adaptations.


Horses--Drama.
Horse trainers--Drama.
Human-animal relationships--Drama.
World War, 1914-1918--Drama.
DVD-Video discs.


War films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Feature films--United States.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.

PN1997.2 / .W37 2012

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