Equus (1977) is director Sidney Lumet’s adaptation of Peter Shaffer’s award-winning hit play about a psychiatrist (Richard Burton, giving an Oscar®-nominated performance) attempting to help a damaged boy (Peter Firth, also Oscar®-nominated) who has committed an unspeakable crime. Before long, the melancholy therapist can’t help feeling that the disturbed young man has a stronger grasp on the passionate intensity of life than he does himself. Also starring Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, Colin Blakely and Jenny Agutter.
ALSO INCLUDING: In from the Cold: The World of Richard Burton (1988), a documentary from director Tony Palmer.
Directed By: Sidney Lumet
Written By: Peter Shaffer
Score By: Richard Rodney Bennett
Video: 1080p High Definition / 1.85:1 / Color
Audio: English 1.0 DTS-HD MA
Subtitles: English SDH
Theatrical Release: 1977
Runtime: 138 Minutes
Region Code: Region Free (A/B/C)
Special Features: Isolated Score Track / Audio Commentary with Film Historians Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman / Original Theatrical Trailer
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