The Lion in Winter (50th Anniversary Special Edition) (Blu-ray)
Directed by Anthony Harvey
Newly Restored in 4K! Acting greats Peter O’Toole (Lawrence of Arabia), Katharine Hepburn (The African Queen), Anthony Hopkins (The Silence of the Lambs) and Timothy Dalton (The Living Daylights) star in this epic masterpiece directed by Anthony Harvey (They Might Be Giants). Behind the great stone walls of an English castle, the world's most powerful empire is in crisis. Three sons struggle to win their father's favor, as well as his crown. King Henry II (O'Toole) and his queen, Eleanor (Hepburn), engage in a battle of royal wits that pits elder son Richard (Hopkins) against his brothers John (Nigel Terry, Excalibur) and Geoffrey (John Castle, Man of La Mancha), while the cunning King Philip of France (Dalton) takes advantage of the internal fracturing in his bid to destroy their kingdom. Nominated for 7 Academy Awards including Best Picture, Actor (O’Toole), Director (Harvey) and Costume Design (Margaret Furse) and winner of 3 Academy Awards - Best Actress (Hepburn), Adapted Screenplay (James Goldman) and Music Score (John Barry).
Blu-ray Extras Include:
2016 4K Restoration
Audio Commentary by Director Anthony Harvey
Interview with Sound Recordist Simon Kaye
Original Theatrical Trailer
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