Featuring three powerhouse performers, this NBC miniseries centers on three of the most important leaders of the 20th century. With the help of a moustache, Oscar-winner Michael Caine is transformed into the Soviet leader Joseph Stalin in an Emmy-nominated performance. British actor Bob Hoskins plays British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, while John Lithgow skillfully inhabits the persona of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. These three giants gathered at the Tehran Conference, and their strong personalities clashed as they struggled to maintain an alliance. WORLD WAR II: WHEN LIONS ROARED garnered critical praise and nabbed six Emmy nominations.
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Michael Caine, John Lithgow, Bob Hoskins and Ed Begley Jr. star in this award-winning mini-series shot in hi-def. At the Tehran and Yalta Conferences, the strong personalities of three of the world's most powerful leaders threaten their fragile alliance. This riveting historical drama portrays the precarious relationship between Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin at the pivotal moments when the final strategies of the war hung in the balance.
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