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When A Man for All Seasons appeared in 1966, America was undergoing a cultural upheaval, with young people demanding the right to choose whether to go to war, the civil rights movement in full swing, and women were beginning to demand equal pay for equal work. The film about a man who was so committed to his principles that he defied a king and risked everything in the process touched a chord with audiences, and has made this movie a true classic for many.

Henry the Eighth (Robert Shaw) wanted a divorce from his wife, who was unable to bear him a son; Henry also wanted to marry Anne Boleyn, a lady of the court. When the Pope refused to grant him a dissolution of his marriage, Henry took it upon himself to leave the Catholic Church and to do what he wanted. But Thomas More (Paul Scofield), one of Henry's close advisors, refused to recognize the legitimacy of what the king had done. A Man for All Seasons chronicles the conflict between Henry and Thomas More. We watch the corrupt sycophants of the English court and clergy – with outstanding performances by Orson Welles as Cardinal Wolsey and Leo McKern as Cromwell – kissing up to the unjust king, while More and his little band of supporters and family stand strong.

A Man for All Seasons is an Drama, History movie that was released in 1966 and has a run time of 2 hr . It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.7 and a MetaScore of 72.

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| 1966 | 2 hr | 7.7/10 | 72/100
Cast
Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw
Director
Fred Zinnemann
Produced By
Fred Zinnemann
Language
English
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