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Directed by:
Sidney Lumet

Starring Richard Burton, Peter Firth, Colin Blakely, Joan Plowright, Harry Andrews and Eileen Atkins, "Equus" (also known as "Equus - Blinde Pferde", "Fliehende Pferde") is a Drama/Horror/Mystery film directed by Sidney Lumet, released on October 16 of 1977 in the USA.

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Who directed "Equus":

Equus was directed by Sidney Lumet, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.

Before making Equus, Sidney Lumet had directed Network, released in 1976, Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Murder on the Orient Express (1974), Lovin' Molly (1974), Serpico (1973), and The Offence (1972). Since, he directed The Wiz, released in 1978, Just Tell Me What You Want (1980), Prince of the City (1981), Deathtrap (1982), The Verdict (1982), and Daniel (1983).

What was the release date of "Equus":

Equus was first released on Sunday, October 16, 1977, in the United States.. This was forty-two (42) years ago.

It has been released on October, 1977 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, March 22, 1978 in France; Thursday, March 23, 1978 in Germany and on Saturday, January 02, 1982 in Japan.

What is the cast of "Equus":

At the casting of Equus we find Richard Burton, previously seen in Exorcist II: The Heretic (1977) and The Klansman (1974); Peter Firth (Joseph Andrews (1977), Aces High (1976)); Colin Blakely (The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976), Galileo (1975)) [ more... ]

  • Joan Plowright and Harry Andrews can be seen in Moby Dick, released in 1956.
  • Harry Andrews and Richard Burton also appeared in The Medusa Touch, released in 1978.

What is the Storyline of "Equus":

Psychiatrist Martin Dysart investigates the savage blinding of six horses with a metal spike in a stable in Hampshire, England. The atrocity was committed by an unassuming 17-year-old stable boy named Alan Strang, the only son of opinionated but inwardly-timid Frank Strang and his genteel, religious wife Dora. As Dysart exposes the truths behind the boy's demons, he finds himself face-to-face with his own.


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