The Lion In Winter DVD

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England, the 12th Century. After the death of his son and heir, King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) is obsessed with finding a new successor, so summons his three remaining sons. Also summoned is his wife, the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn), who he has kept imprisoned for the last ten years. As the Royal couple scheme and cajole with their sons their passions turn from tenderness to fury as they determine who should be the future King of England. Katherine Hepburn won her third of an unprecedented four Best Actress Oscars® for this film, and director... Anthony Harvey was also nominated. Also starring Timothy Dalton and Anthony Hopkins [show more]

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Released
17 October 2016
Directors
Actors
Format
DVD 
Publisher
Studiocanal 
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Runtime
128 minutes 
Features
PAL 
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5055201828637 
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In the south of France, 1183, Henry II (Peter O'Toole) summons his family to a Christmas conference. His sons all have designs on his crown, whilst the presence of the King's mistress (Jane Merrow) adds spice to his exchanges with his wife, Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn). Hepburn won an Oscar for her performance, and the film also gained statuettes for Best Screenplay and Music.

Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play. England, the 12th Century. After the death of his son and heir, King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) is obsessed with finding a new successor, so summons his three remaining sons. Also summoned is his wife, the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn), who he has kept imprisoned for the last ten years. As the Royal couple scheme and cajole with their sons their passions turn from tenderness to fury as they determine who should be the future King of England. Katherine Hepburn won her third of an unprecedented four Best Actress Oscars for this film, and director Anthony Harvey was also nominated. Also starring Timothy Dalton and Anthony Hopkins.  

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