A Man For All Seasons

A Man For All Seasons

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Average of 179 ratings: 3.8 Stars

1966 M Suitable for General Audiences.

Winner of six Academy Awards - including 1966 Best Picture - A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS stars Paul Scofield (QUIZ SHOW) as Sir Thomas More, a respected English Catholic statesman whose steadfast refusal to recognise King Henry VIII's marriage to Anne Boleyn could very well cost him his head.

Featuring an all-star supporting cast - Wendy Hiller (SEPARATE TABLES), Leo McKern (KING AND COUNTRY), Robert Shaw (JAWS), Orson Welles (CITIZEN KANE), Susannah York (THEY SHOOT HORSES DON'T THEY?) and Vanessa Redgrave (HOWARD'S END) - and directed by two-time Oscar winner Fred Zinnemann, Robert Bolt's A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS is "a picture that inspires admiration, courage and thought" (The New York Times). "****" (Leonard Maltin)!

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116 minutes
Nat. Film & Sound
1968 BAFTA
BAFTA Award for Best Film: Fred Zinneman

DVD details

Screen Format
Widescreen 1.78:1
English; French; German; Italian; Spanish; Dutch; Arabic; Bulgarian; Czech; Danish; Finnish; Greek; Hebrew; Hindi; Hungarian; Icelandic; Norwegian; Polish; Portuguese; Swedish; Turkish
English Dolby Digital 2.0; French Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; German Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; Italian Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; Spanish Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Booklet; Theatrical Trailer

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Screen Format
1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 1.78:1
English Dolby Digital

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6 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by Diana22

Loved it. The film gave a wonderful insight into the life and times of Henry 8th, and was also a very easily absorbed history lesson. I thought the dailogue beautifully clear and well -spoken, acting... Read more

4 by Wendy60

Loved the story about a man not giving up on his values and belief in the face of all opposition. The acting was convinicing and we were able to get a good 'feel' of the times. A memorable and inspiring movie about honesty and truth.

5 by grizzy

Still good after all these years - great film.

Superb cast - great spectacle.

Just magnificent!

5 by Rhon

Brilliant acting, authentic script. Best viewing for ages.

4 by jillsim

Great actors , great movie Memorable history lesson . Henry not quite as plausible as the recent TV Henry of "the Tudors"

4 by EarthwatcherNZ

Hadn't seen this since school days, when we were made to watch it. This time I actually understood it properly, and appreciated it much more. It's a quality production, with big names and nicely filmed... Read more