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HBO releases featurette showing how last night's Game of Thrones battle was made

It's 10 minutes long and worth every second

Last night, HBO aired the anticipated ninth episode of Game of Thrones' sixth season, "Battle of the Bastards." The episode had one of the biggest battles to date, and to celebrate the choreography that went into making the scene possible, the network has released a behind-the-scenes look at how it got made.

The scene, which can be seen in the video above, took more than 70 horses and hundreds of bodies to make happen. And don't let the magic of television fool you: most of it was 100% real. The video features interviews with different actors, including Kit Harington, and director Miguel Sapochnik, who will also direct the finale next week.

For a full recap of what happened during last night's massive episode, check out Polygon's take here, and check out all of Polygon's Game of Thrones coverage here.

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