A Man for All Seasons1966

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A Man for All Seasons
Directed by:
Fred Zinnemann

"A Man for All Seasons" (also known as "Mann zu jeder Jahreszeit, Ein", "Uomo per tutte le stagioni, Un") is a Biography/Drama film directed by Fred Zinnemann, released on December 12 of 1966 in the USA . Paul Scofield is starring, alongside Wendy Hiller, Leo McKern, Robert Shaw, Orson Welles and Susannah York.

Who directed "A Man for All Seasons":

A Man for All Seasons was directed by Fred Zinnemann, a director, producer, actor, and writer.

Before directing A Man for All Seasons, Fred Zinnemann had directed Behold a Pale Horse, released in 1964, The Sundowners (1960), The Nun's Story (1959), The Old Man and the Sea (1958), A Hatful of Rain (1957), and Oklahoma! (1955). Since, he directed The Day of the Jackal, released in 1973, Julia (1977), Five Days One Summer (1982).

What was the release date of "A Man for All Seasons":

A Man for All Seasons was initally released in the United States on Monday, December 12, 1966.. This was fifty-three (53) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 03, 1967 in France; Friday, August 25, 1967 in Germany and on 1967 in Japan.

Who is at the casting of "A Man for All Seasons":

At the casting of A Man for All Seasons we find Paul Scofield, previously seen in The Train (1964) and Carve Her Name with Pride (1958); Wendy Hiller (Toys in the Attic (1963), Sons and Lovers (1960)); Leo McKern (The Amorous Adventures of Moll Flanders (1965), King & Country (1964)) [ more... ]

  • Anthony Nicholls and Robert Shaw, Susannah York, Jack Gwillim can be seen in Battle of Britain, released in 1969.
  • Cyril Luckham, Yootha Joyce and Anthony Nicholls can also be seen in The Pumpkin Eater, released in 1964.
  • Paul Hardwick and Thomas Heathcote have both also be seen in Julius Caesar, released in 1970.

What is the Storyline of "A Man for All Seasons":

The film opens with Cardinal Wolsey summoning Sir Thomas More to his palace at Hampton Court. Desiring his support in obtaining a divorce from the Pope so that Henry VIII of England can marry Anne Boleyn, Wolsey chastises More for being the only member of the Privy Council to argue against him. When More states that the Pope will never grant a divorce, he is scandalised by Wolsey's suggestion that they apply "pressure" in order to force the issue. More refuses to support continued efforts to secure [...]

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