A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg ★★★ 1971 (R)
Based on the Peter Nichols play, an unlikely black comedy about a British couple trying to care for their retarded/autistic child, nearly destroying their marriage in the process. They begin to contemplate euthanasia as a solution. Well-acted, but potentially offensive to some. 106m/C VHS . GB Alan Bates, Janet Suzman, Elizabeth Robillard, Peter Bowles, Joan Hickson, Sheila Gish; D: Peter Medak; W: David Deutsch.