A Man for All Seasons

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When the highly respected British statesman Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) refuses to pressure the Pope into annulling the marriage of King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw) and his Spanish-born wife, More's clashes with the monarch increase in intensity. A devout Catholic, More stands by his religious principles and moves to leave the royal court. Unfortunately, the King and his loyalists aren't appeased by this, and press forward with grave charges of treason, further testing More's resolve.

Release details

Rated: G
Release date: Monday December 12 1966
Duration: 120 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Screenwriter: Robert Bolt
Cast: Paul Scofield
Robert Shaw
Wendy Hiller
Leo McKern
Orson Welles
Susannah York
Nigel Davenport
John Hurt
Corin Redgrave
Colin Blakely
Cyril Luckham
Vanessa Redgrave