A gigantic white stallion appears mysteriously to a Traveller grandfather and his two grandsons in an Irish slum. Since, puzzlingly, the younger of the two boys is the only individual who can control the horse, ownership falls to him and his older brother by default. There being no place for the animal, they move him into the apartment of their alcoholic Traveller father. Police remove him and, in a shady deal, he ends up under control of a wealthy, underhanded horse breeder. The boys manage to retrieve him and escape on his back, but the stallion seems to have his own travelling agenda. Written by
Ein magisches Abenteuer beginnt ... (A magical Adventure begins ...)
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Did You Know?
The name of the white horse is Tír na nÓg. This is Irish for "Land of Eternal Youth". See more
Neither boy can read until Tito gets a few lessons, but still can't read well, however, when the horse takes them to their mother's grave Ossie, who has not learned to read, asks (at around 1h 18 mins) "Why is my birthday on that stone?" See more
[to his son
You're not gonna return there again. You have to pretend your name is Murphy. Do you understand that?
Remade as Into the West
Eyes of a Child
Music and Lyrics by Rick Jude and Matthew Garey
Performed by Garden of Joy See more