Richard Burton plays a psychiatrist probing the troubled mind of a young stable boy who blinded six horses in his care. While the doctor tries to understand his patient's motives, he uncovers madness of his own design. This adaptation of the play by Peter Shaffer received three Academy Award nods, including Best Actor for Burton. Joan Plowright also gives an affecting turn as the stable boy's influential mother. Sidney Lumet directs.
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- Sidney Lumet
- This movie is
- 1978 BAFTA®
- 1978 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama)
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
RRestricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital Mono, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital MonoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it