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The Lion in Winter

Peter O'Toole and Katharine Hepburn tear strips off one another in this grand historical drama about 12th Century King Henry II choosing an heir to the throne of England. James Goldman (brother of William) wrote the Oscar-winning script adapted from his play. Hepburn also won an Oscar for her brilliant Eleanor of Aquitaine.

Year: 1968
Genre: Drama, Classic Drama, True Stories, Alice's Playhouse, Biography, Golden Globe - Drama, Dysfunctional Families, Royalty, Classic Cinema, Theo's Favourites
Country: UK
Director: Anthony Harvey
Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, Peter O'Toole, John Castle, Nigel Terry, Timothy Dalton, Jane Merrow, Nigel Stock
Duration: 128 Minutes
Rating: PG
8.1/10
Location in store: Alice's Playhouse

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