The Lion in Winter1968

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The Lion in Winter
Directed by:
Anthony Harvey

Starring Peter O'Toole, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Hopkins, John Castle, Nigel Terry and Timothy Dalton, "The Lion in Winter" (also known as "Leone d'inverno, Il", "Löwe im Winter, Der") is a Drama/History film directed by Anthony Harvey, released on October 30 of 1968 in the USA.

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Who directed "The Lion in Winter":

The Lion in Winter was directed by Anthony Harvey, an English director, and actor.

Before The Lion in Winter, Anthony Harvey had directed . Since, he directed They Might Be Giants, released in 1971, The Abdication (1974), Eagle's Wing (1979), Grace Quigley (1985).

What was the release date of "The Lion in Winter":

The Lion in Winter was initially released on Wednesday, October 30, 1968, in the United States.. This was fifty (50) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, December 29, 1968 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, December 17, 1969 in France; Friday, October 16, 1970 in Germany; Thursday, April 17, 1969 in Italy; Thursday, August 21, 1969 in Australia and on Saturday, February 07, 1970 in Japan.

What is the casting of "The Lion in Winter":

At the casting of The Lion in Winter we find Peter O'Toole, previously seen in Casino Royale (1967) and The Night of the Generals (1967); Katharine Hepburn (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967), Long Day's Journey Into Night (1962)); Anthony Hopkins (Hamlet (1969), When Eight Bells Toll (1971)) [ more... ]

  • Henry Woolf and Peter O'Toole, Kenneth Griffith also worked together in Great Catherine, released in 1968.
  • John Castle and Peter O'Toole can be seen in Man of La Mancha, released in 1972.
  • Nigel Stock and Timothy Dalton can both be seen in Cromwell, released in 1970.
  • Nigel Stock and Peter O'Toole can both be seen in The Night of the Generals, released in 1967.

What is the Storyline of "The Lion in Winter":

The Lion in Winter is set during Christmas 1183, at King Henry II's château and primary residence in Chinon, Anjou, within the Angevin Empire of medieval France. Henry wants his youngest son Prince John (1166?1216, the future John, King of England, reigned 1199?1216) to inherit his throne, while his estranged wife Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (whom he keeps locked in the Salisbury Tower at Windsor Castle) favours their oldest surviving son Prince Richard (1157?1199, the future King Richard The [...]

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