- 1h 25min
- Directed by: Louise Osmond
- UK release: 17 April 2015
Cheery documentary about Dream Alliance, the racehorse bred in a South Wales back garden by barmaid and whippet breeder Jan Vokes, with the support of a co-operative of locals. Writer-director Osmond avoids predictability, keeping the story taut and engaging. Stirring, unsentimental and gripping.
Reviews & features
Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance13 Apr 2015
Louise Osmond tells the inspiring story behind a champion racehorse
Animal films are usually weepies and stories of racehorses even more so, especially as their endings are typically problematic. So the cheery documentary Dark Horse: The Incredible True Story of Dream Alliance is a welcome addition to this tear-smeared…
Dark Horse (trailer)
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