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Equus (1977) -- (Movie Clip) What Am I, Polynesian?

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    Equus (1977) -- (Movie Clip) What Am I, Polynesian?

    Bored English psychologist Dysart (Richard Burton), having broken his fevered opening monologue to establish a flashback, recalls the meeting with Hesther (Eileen Atkins), which begins the bizarre story from Peter Shaffer's celebrated play and screenplay, in Equus, 1977.

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Bored English psychologist Dysart (Richard Burton), having broken his fevered opening monologue to establish a flashback, recalls the meeting with Hesther (Eileen Atkins), which begins the bizarre story from Peter Shaffer's celebrated play and screenplay, in Equus, 1977.>
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