Equus Movie Review 1977

Information and Film Reviews for Equus the Movie

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A psychiatrist undertakes the most challenging case of his career when he tries to figure out why a stable-boy blinded horses. Based upon the successful play by Peter Shaffer, but not well transferred to film.

Distribution

MGM Home Entertainment, 2500 Broadway, Santa Monica, CA 90404-6061, Phone: (310)449-3000, Fax: (310)449-3100, URL: http://www.mgmhomevideo.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 138 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Horses, Adapted from a Play, Sanity Check
Screenplay
Peter Shaffer
Cast
Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Jenny Agutter, Joan Plowright, Colin Blakely, Harry Andrews
Cinematography
Oswald Morris
Director
Sidney Lumet
Music
Richard Rodney Bennett
Producer
United Artists

Awards

British Acad. 1977: Support. Actress (Agutter); Golden Globes 1978: Actor--Drama (Burton), Support. Actor (Firth).

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