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Richard Burton Richard Burton
Martin Dysart
Peter Firth Peter Firth
Alan Strang
Colin Blakely Colin Blakely
Frank Strang
Joan Plowright Joan Plowright
Dora Strang
Harry Andrews Harry Andrews
Harry Dalton
Eileen Atkins Eileen Atkins
Hesther Saloman
Jenny Agutter Jenny Agutter
Jill Mason
Kate Reid Kate Reid
Margaret Dysart

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Deep, meaningful, almost religious experience

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This was originally written for this list, but I thought I'd add it in here as well so that if one stumbles into this masterpiece and hesitates whether or not to watch it (...and also happens to use listal and search this movie in here), this just might convince you to do so (though I'm not saying the review itself is any good, if you can even call it a review). It's more of an opinion of the film... read more
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Richard Burton plays a psychiatrist who attempts to discover why young Peter Firth has taken to mutilating live horses. In probing Firth's psyche, Burton discovers that the source of the boy's obsession is his mother, Joan Plowright, who has raised Firth with a convoluted set of values. Even as he gets closer to the reason behind Firth's horrendous acts, Burton discovers many previously locked-away secrets within himself. Equus was based on the play by Peter Schaffer who received an Academy Award Nomination for his adapted screenplay. ~ Hal Erickson, All Movie Guide
Release date: 1 October 1977
UPC: 027616884244
Tags: Drama (7), Mystery (5), 1977 (4), Dark (4), Horror (4), Myth/religion (2), Growth/healing (2), Thriller (2), Nudity (2), British (2), Pyschological (1), Murder (1), 70's (1), 1970's (1), 1970s (1), Dehumanization (1), Psychological (1), Yearning (1), Violence (1), Spiritual Cinema (1)
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