10/04/2011 03:44 pm ET | Updated Dec 04, 2011

'War Horse' Trailer Released: Steven Spielberg's World War I Drama (VIDEO)

Though it's set amid WWI turmoil and acts of bravery, make no mistake about it - Steven Spielberg's upcoming drama, "War Horse" zeros in on the love between boy and horse.

With lush scenery, dramatic use of slow motion and galant music, the newly released trailer really proves that this relationship is a horse of a different color.

And yet, all horse jokes aside, the very stark reality sets in: This movie will almost definitely make you cry.

Animal love story and WWI, this is Spielberg's bread and butter.

"War Horse" hits theaters December 25.