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28th November 1991

The Lion in Winter

Director: Antony Harvey

UK, 1968

Run Time: 134 minutes, Certificate: 12,
Genre: Drama, History, Language: English


A superb historical drama in big wide CinemaScope and exceptionally well acted Anthony Harvey s triple-Oscar winner concentrates on the deliberations of Henry II [Peter O'Toole] over which of his three sons should be his heir. He favours Prince John [Nigel Terry] Queen Eleanor [Katherine Hepburn), supports Richard [Anthony Hopkins], while Geoffrey [John Castle] plots to be chancellor to whoever wins.

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