Overview

Hollywood, 1930s. Tod Hackett, a young painter who tries to make his way as an art director in the lurid world of film industry, gets infatuated with his neighbor Faye Greener, an aspiring actress who prefers the life that Homer Simpson, a lone accountant, can offer her.

  1. John Schlesinger

    Director

  2. Nathanael West

    Novel

  3. Waldo Salt

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Donald Sutherland

    Donald Sutherland

    Homer Simpson

  2. Karen Black

    Karen Black

    Faye Greener

  3. Burgess Meredith

    Burgess Meredith

    Harry Greener

  4. William Atherton

    William Atherton

    Tod Hackett

  5. Geraldine Page

    Geraldine Page

    Big Sister

Full Cast & Crew

The Day of the Locust
The Day of the Locust

Facts

Status Released

Release Information

  • May 7, 1975
    R
    Theatrical

    Meaning

    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 25m

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