A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Movie Review 1971

Information and Film Reviews for A Day in the Death of Joe Egg the Movie

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Based on the Peter Nichols play, an unlikely black comedy about a British couple trying to care for their retarded/autistic child, nearly destroying their marriage in the process. They begin to contemplate euthanasia as a solution. Well-acted, but potentially offensive to some.

Distribution

Sony Pictures Home Video, Sony Pictures Plz., 10202 W. Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232, Phone: (310)244-7306, Fax: (310)280-2485, URL: http://www.spe.sony.com, Remarks: Formerly Columbia Tristar Home Entertainment

Available on VHS
Running time 106 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Black Comedy, Adapted from a Play, Mental Retardation, Physical Problems
Screenplay
David Deutsch
Cast
Alan Bates, Janet Suzman, Elizabeth Robillard, Peter Bowles, Joan Hickson, Sheila Gish
Director
Peter Medak
Producer
David Deutsch

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