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Becket / Paramount Pictures presents a Hal Wallis' production ; screenplay by Edward Anhalt ; directed by Peter Glenville.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0788604708
  • ISBN: 9780788604706
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 150 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
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.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Geoffrey Unsworth ; editor, Anne V. Coates ; music, Laurence Rosenthal.
Participant or Performer Note:
Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown.
Summary, etc.:
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?
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and violence.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), French (Dolby 2.0) or Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Awards Note:
Academy Award for Best Writing, screenplay based on material from another medium, 1964
Subject: Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189 > Drama.
Thomas, à Becket, Saint, 1118?-1170 > Drama.
Privy councils > England > Drama.
Great Britain > Kings and rulers > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 1066-1485 > Drama.
Gran Bretaña > Reyes y soberanos > Teatro.
Inglaterra > Vida social y costumbres > 1066-1485 > Teatro.
Friendship > England > Drama.
England > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Historical films.
Historical > Feature.
Feature films.
Historical films.

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