12 Reasons Why 'Winter's Tale' Will Be the Next Movie Your Girlfriend Drags You To

Winter's Tale
knows who its audience is: the ladies. It's a story about a love affair so powerful it transcends time and space and even the afterlife, and it features Colin Farrell riding around on a white horse because of course. The one sentence IMDb synopsis of the film (since the trailer does a bad job of explaining itself) is as follows: "A burglar falls for an heiress as she dies in his arms, but when he learns that he has the gift of reincarnation, he sets out to save her." But the plot details are secondary to the fact that Winter's Tale is designed to make you swoon, make you cry, and make you a hopeless romantic all over again.

How do they do it? Here are just a few of the tried and true tricks revealed in the first trailer:

Like we said, Farrell and a horse is like a Harlequin romance novel come to life:

Classic boy meets girl story:

But there's a scarred-face bad guy standing in the way of their love:

Heart be still — old-timey ballroom dancing:

Inject some heart-wrenching drama when girl gets terminal illness:

Again with the horse:

Colin Farrell goes through a hobo-chic phase:

Oh the tears:
Naturally, you can count on lines like:



And, of course, the release date is the kicker:

(Photos: Warner Bros.)
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