Becket (Blu-ray)

Starring: Richard Burton Director: Peter Glenville
Becket (Blu-ray)
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Blu-ray Disc Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 2 hours, 30 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1964
  • Label: Mpi Home Video
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital 5.1
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Audio Commentary: Peter O' Toole

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Major Awards:

Academy Awards 1964 - Best Adapted Screenplay: Edward Anhalt

Entertainment Reviews:

Sight and Sound - 08/01/2007
"The real fascination here is the pairing of Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton, both of whom give superb performances."

Product Description:

Two of the finest actors of their generation, Burton and O'Toole, square off in this splendid production of Jean Anouilh's 1959 play. The lifelong friendship of Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, is tested and ends in tragedy as Becket grows more confident and thoughtful in his position. Academy Award Nominations: 12, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor- Richard Burton, Best Actor--Peter O'Toole. Academy Awards: Best (Adapted) Screenplay (Edward Anhalt).

Plot Synopsis:

Classic struggle between Church and Monarchy. Thomas Becket and King Henry Plantagenet engage in one of the most famous power struggles in English history. When Becket first becomes chancellor and later Archbishop of Canterbury, a rift grows between Henry II and his old friend. Some eager drunken knights trying to please the disgruntled monarch assassinate the cleric in the cathedral.

Plot Keywords:

Classic | Clergy | Medieval | Period Piece | Recommended | Theatrical Release

Production Notes:

  • Color by Technicolor

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