WAR HORSE (12)
Friday 9th November
Starring: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis
Approx. running time (inc. adverts): 150 mins (no adverts)
Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the cavalry. Albert's hopeful journey takes him out of England and to the front lines as the war rages on.
Showing as part of Shropshire's First World War Film Festival 10th October - 23rd November 2018. A Wilfred Owen 100 event in Shropshire.
Full details of the film festival can be found at http://www.shropshireremembers.org.uk/
At the outbreak of World War One, Joey, young Albert's beloved horse, is sold to the Cavalry and shipped to France. He's soon caught up in enemy fire, and fate takes him on an extraordinary journey, serving on both sides before finding himself alone in no man's land. Albert, who remained on his parents' Devon farm, cannot forget Joey. Though still not old enough to enlist he embarks on a treacherous mission to find him and bring him home.