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A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons
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7.9 IMDB rating
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Paul Scofield Paul Scofield
Thomas More
Wendy Hiller Wendy Hiller
Alice
Leo McKern Leo McKern
Cromwell
Robert Shaw Robert Shaw
Henry VIII
Orson Welles Orson Welles
Cardinal Wolsey
Susannah York Susannah York
Margaret
Nigel Davenport Nigel Davenport
Duke of Norfolk
John Hurt John Hurt
Rich


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Robert Bolt Robert Bolt
(from the play by)


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A very enjoyable classic for all film fans!

6 years, 11 months ago at Jan 2 22:55
For years, I have had A Man For All Seasons on DVD in my possession and have been meaning to watch it so when I looked upon it in my collection, I had this strong and rather sudden urge to watch it. There are a lot of films based on a true story with kings, queens, chancellors etc that have either been just decent or bad but I admit that A Man For All Seasons is probably the most successful of tha... read more

A classic

5 years, 2 months ago at Oct 12 8:44
I wasn’t sure what to expect from this movie but since it won the best picture Academy award, I thought I should give it a try. It is only the 3rd movie directed by Fred Zinnemann that I had the pleasure to watch (following 'The Day of the Jackal’ and ‘The Nun's Story’) and I’m more and more impressed every time by his work. I mean, those 3 movies were completely different but they all d... read more
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Henry VIII wants to divorce his wife, and seeks the approval of the aristocracy. Sir Thomas More is a man of principle and reason, and is thus placed in a difficult position: should he stand up for his principles, risking the wrath of a corrupt King fond of executing people for treason? Or should he bow to the seemingly unstoppable corruption of Henry VIII, who has no qualms about bending the law to suit his own needs?
Release date: 3 May 1967
UPC: 043396032569
Tags: Drama (12), Historical (8), 1966 (8), Biography (8), Royalty (5), British (4), Execution (4), Religion (4), 1960s (4), Based On A Play (4), Politics (3), Political (3), Murder (2), Best Picture Oscar (2), Oscar Winner (2), Paul Scofield (2), UK (2), Technicolor (2), Period Drama (2), Chelsea London (1)
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