Dream Horse. Image shows from L to R: Jan Vokes (Toni Collette), Brian (Owen Teale). Copyright: Warner.

Dream Horse

2021 British comedy film about a village. Stars Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Karl Johnson and others.

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Dream Horse. Copyright: Warner.

Dream Horse

Comedy drama about a group of Welsh villagers who buy a race horse

Genre
Film
Released
2021
Starring
Toni Collette, Damian Lewis, Owen Teale, Joanna Page, Karl Johnson, Steffan Rhodri, Anthony O'Donnell, Nicholas Farrell and others
Writer
Neil McKay
Director
Euros Lyn
Producers
Katherine Butler, Tracy O'Riordan and Kasia Malipan

Jan Vokes, a cleaner and bartender, recruits her initially reluctant husband Brian and local accountant Howard Davies to help her bring together a syndicate of local people to breed a foal - which they name Dream Alliance. On the racetrack, he proves himself to be more than a match for the multi-million pound racehorses he comes up against - a true working-class champion, taking on the establishment at their own game. But much more than this, Dream begins to alter the lives of everyone in the syndicate, not least Jan's. He is everything to her: friend, confidant and an escape from a life of always putting other people's needs first.

Based on a true story, Dream Horse is a classic story of triumph against adversity, and a tale of how a woman strives to make her dream a reality in a place where hope is thin on the ground.

Production Details

UK certificate
PG
Duration
142 minutes
Release date
Friday 4th June 2021
Distributor

Warner Brothers

Production company
Laugh track
None

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