The Lion in Winter

Released: 1968 Running Time: 134 mins

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1183 A.D.: King Henry II (Peter O’Toole)’s three sons, Richard (Anthony Hopkins), John and Geoffrey, all want to inherit the throne, but he won’t commit to a choice. When he allows his imprisoned wife Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katharine Hepburn) out for a Christmas visit, they all variously plot to force him into a decision.

Key People:

Director: Anthony Harvey

Writer: James Goldman

Cinematography: Douglas Slocombe

Music: John Barry

Further Information

For further information, full cast and crew listings, trivia and reviews, please see the The Lion in Winter Page on IMDB.

Upcoming screenings

12 February 2022


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