Equus

(1977)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Drama, Mystery | 2h 17min |
AA
| Stars: Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely | Director: Sidney Lumet

A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a 17-year-old boy blinded six horses

Cast

(12)
British actor, Richard Burton
Martin Dysart
Peter Firth
Alan Strang
Colin Blakely
Frank Strang
Photograph of English actress, Joan Plowright (1)
Dora Strang
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Harry Andrews
Harry Dalton
Eileen Atkins
Hesther Saloman
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Jenny Agutter
Jill Mason
Kate Reid
Margaret Dysart
John Wyman
Horseman
Elva Mai Hoover
Miss Raintree
Ken James
Mr Pearce
Patrick Brymer
Hospital Patient
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Reviews

(1)

Overlong film version of a play that was a succès d’estime; it makes the fatal mistake of showing the tragic events realistically instead of stylistically as was done on stage, and as a study in abnormal psychology it is scarcely gripping or revealing. (Halliwell’s)

Production

(4)
Sidney Lumet
Director
Elliott Kastner
Producer
Lester Persky
Producer
Peter Shaffer
Writer (play) / Writer (screenplay)

Companies

(1)
United Artists
Distribution company