Rent Equus (1977)

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2h 12min
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Synopsis:
What would drive Alan Strang (Peter Firth), a troubled adolescent stable boy, to blind six horses with a metal spike? Psychiatrist Martin Dysart (Richard Burton) investigates these unspeakable acts and delves into Alan's psyche, confronting the mysteries of sexual passion and madness as well as the dark demons buried within his own soul.
Actors:
, , , , , , , , , , , , Sufi Bukhari, , , Frazier Mohawk, , , , Anita Van Hezewyck
Directors:
Producers:
Elliott Kastner, Lester Persky
Writers:
Peter Shaffer
Others:
Richard Rodney Bennett, Peter Schaffer
Studio:
20th Century Fox
Genres:
Drama, Thrillers
Awards:

1978 BAFTA Best Supporting Actress

BBFC:
Release Date:
04/08/2003
Run Time:
132 minutes
Languages:
English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Subtitles:
Dutch, English Hard of Hearing, French, German Hard of Hearing, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
BBFC:
Release Date:
17/08/2020
Run Time:
138 minutes
Languages:
English LPCM Mono
Subtitles:
English Hard of Hearing
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour
BLU-RAY Regions:
B
Bonus:
  • Audio commentary by Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman (2014)
  • Isolated score
  • Sidney Lumet Guardian Lecture (1981, 89 mins, audio only): director Sidney Lumet talks to Derek Malcolm in this interview recorded at the National Film Theatre
  • Peter Firth in conversation with Leigh Singer (2020, 39 mins, audio over stills gallery)
  • The Watchers (1969, 26 mins): BFI-produced short film directed by Richard Foster
  • In From the Cold?
  • A Portrait of Richard Burton (1988, 121 mins): Tony Palmer's award-winning feature-length documentary profile
  • Religion and the People (1940,14 mins): documentary by Andrew Buchanan illustrating a time when faith lay at the heart of the British experience
  • The Farmer's Horse (1951, 18 mins): in a time of increasing mechanisation, this public information film makes the case for the sturdy farm horse
  • Trailer
Disc 1:
This disc includes the main feature
Disc 2:
This disc includes special features (DVD Disc)

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