Movie of the Week – A Man for All Seasons
1966/USA – Biography, Drama
The story of Henry VIII who wants to divorce his wife to marry another woman, and Sir Thomas More, who is involved in this situation. Winning six awards in the Oscars, including the best film, director and actor (Paul Scofield), A Man For All Seasons, including Leo McKern and Orson Welles, is a true classic.
The film is ranked 43rd in the British Film Institute’s list of 100 best British films. In 1995, on the 100th anniversary of cinema, the film was declared by the Vatican as one of the greatest religious films of all time.