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A Man for All Seasons (1966)

A Man for All Seasons
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Paul Scofield

Paul Scofield

Thomas More
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


Written by
Robert Bolt

Robert Bolt

(from the play by)


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A very enjoyable classic for all film fans!

3 years, 6 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

1 year, 9 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 are completely different but they all di... read more
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Description: 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 co ... (more)
Release date: 19 July 1967
UPC: 043396032569
Drama (11), 1966 (8), Biography (8), Historical (7), Royalty (5), Based On A Play (4), Execution (4), Religion (4), 1960s (4), Political (3), British (3), Politics (3), Technicolor (2), Period Drama (2), Murder (2), Best Picture Oscar (2), Oscar Winner (2), Paul Scofield (2), UK (2), Law (1)
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"Stars: Paul Scofield & Wendy Hiller Released: 12 December 1966Box Office: $28.3m (US) Rotten Audience: 88%"


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" Wendy Hiller as Alice More in "A Man For All Seasons" (3rd nomination)"


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" Fred Zinnemann for "a Man for All Seasons" (6th nomination/2nd win)"


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" Robert Shaw as Henry VIII of England in "A Man For All Seasons" (1st nomination) My pick so far as the TRUE Best Supporting Actor of the year!..."


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