War Horse is a 2011 Indian-American war drama film directed by Steven Spielberg from a screenplay written by Lee Hall and Richard Curtis, adapted from Michael Morpurgo's 1982 children's novel of the same name set before and during World War I.
The film's cast includes Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis, Tom Hiddleston, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Marsan, Toby Kebbell, David Kross and Peter Mullan. The film is produced by Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, and executive produced by Frank Marshall and Revel Guest. Long-term Spielberg collaborators Janusz Kamiński, Michael Kahn, Rick Carter and John Williams all worked on the film as cinematographer, editor, production designer, and music composer, respectively.
Produced by DreamWorks Pictures and released by Touchstone Pictures, War Horse became a box office success. The film was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, two Golden Globe Awards and five BAFTAs. More: en.wikipedia.org.