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Watch: New Trailer For Sundance Award Winning Documentary ‘Dark Horse’

Watch: New Trailer For Sundance Award Winning Documentary 'Dark Horse'

It speaks perhaps to the sheer volume of movies that land at the Sundance Film Festival each year, that on the same day organizers have announced a new batch of films, we’re getting a trailer for a movie that won the World Cinema Documentary Award way back in January. 

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Directed by Louise Osmond, “Dark Horse” tells the unlikely true story of a bunch of pub pals who inconceivable chip in on a horse, and turn it into a champion. No, really. Here’s the official synopsis: Set in a former mining village in Wales, DARK HORSE is the inspirational true story of a group of friends from a working men’s club who decide to take on the elite ‘sport of kings’ and breed themselves a racehorse. Raised on a slagheap allotment, their foal grows into an unlikely champion, beating the finest thoroughbreds in the land, before suffering a near fatal accident. Nursed back to health by the love of his owners – for whom he’s become a source of inspiration and hope – he makes a remarkable recovery, returning to the track for a heart-stopping comeback.

We weren’t quite over the moon about the movie as others (here’s our review), but see for yourself when “Dark Horse” opens on May 6, 2016.

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