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[on watching 'War Horse'] The first time I cried was when they're riding into battle and suddenly you see the machine guns being set up. The futility of that moment[is]very emotional. It's kind of the end of the British cavalry. What's fascinating about this period is that you have the old tactics meeting modern weaponry. From then on, horses are replaced by tanks. It's a very sad and very ...
Had never been on, or worked with, a horse before he began working on the film War Horse.