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 morewas never over-played, and the story stimulated much thought and discussion.
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)!