Additional information for A Man for All Seasons, which has a domestic theatrical release set for December 12, 1966. The film is being distributed by Columbia Pictures and has not yet been rated. A Man for All Seasons has a total running time of 120 minutes.
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The story of Thomas More, who stood up to King Henry VIII when the King rejected the Roman Catholic Church to obtain a divorce and remarriage.
Thomas More (Paul Scofield) is at odds with Henry VIII (Robert shaw) over the king's wish to divorce his wife, Catherine of Aragon, so that he may marry Anne Boleyn. More understands that from the standpoint of the Roman Catholic church, the king would be heretical.More, the appointed Lord Chancellor, is so highly regarded that his outspoken unwillingness to break with Rome makes Henry VIII look unreasonable and the king is furious. As the king's wrath grows, he tries to discredit More by attempts at legal trickery, but the attempts fail. More feels the heat being turned up and determines it best to resign his post to retire to private life. Unfortunately, because More's resignation speaks so loudly of the king's intended impropriety, the king will still settle for no less than More's approval of the divorce. More, however, refuses to relent.Henry now has legislation passed that establishes himself as having supreme power in English religious affairs, breaking with Rome and, thereby, establishing the Church of England. He then has legislation passed establishing it as treasonous for any member of the king's court to refuse to sign off on it. More's refusal to sign off dooms him to be beheaded, but he will be remembered as a deeply principled "man for all seasons."
William N. Graf
Duke of Norfolk
Captain of Guard
Governor of Tower
1st Man (uncredited)
Young Woman (uncredited)
Old Man in Scene 33 (uncredited)
Young Woman (uncredited)
2nd Girl (uncredited)
Old Woman (uncredited)
1st Scholar (uncredited)
4th Girl (uncredited)
2nd Handmaiden / 3rd Girl (uncredited)
1st Girl / 1st Handmaiden (uncredited)
2nd High Court Judge (uncredited)
4th Courier (uncredited)
A Man for All Seasons
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