Becket

Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved...

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Corporate Author: MPI Home Video (Firm)
Other Authors: Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986., Anhalt, Edward, 1914-2000., Glenville, Peter, 1913-1996., O'Toole, Peter, 1932-2013., Burton, Richard, 1925-1984., Gielgud, John, 1904-2000., Wolfit, Donald, 1902-1968., Hunt, Martita, 1900-1969., Brown, Pamela, 1917-1975., Anouilh, Jean, 1910-1987., Merrick, David, 1911-2000.
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French
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Summary:Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?
Item Description:Based on the play by Jean Anouilh as translated by Lucienne Hill and produced on the New York stage by David Merrick.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
"Restored by the Academy Film Archive Restoration Funding provided by The Film Foundation." -- Container.
Special features: Commentary with Peter O'Toole; interviews with editor Anne V. Coates and composer Laurence Rosenthal; archival interviews with Richard Burton; theatrical trailer; still gallery; TV spot.
12 Academy Award nominations including Best picture, Best actor(s), Best supporting actor, Best director and Best cinematography.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (approximately 150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Audience:MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and violence.
Awards:Academy Award for Best Writing, screenplay based on material from another medium, 1964
Production Credits:Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Laurence Rosenthal.
Published: [Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, 2007.
ISBN:0788604708
9780788604706

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