Item# 043396180857
DVD. Region 1 (US, US Territories, & Canada). Running Time: 120 min. Color. Rating: G

Special Edition

This is the acclaimed Academy Award winning drama about the conflict between St. Thomas More and King Henry VIII which is filled with intrigue and courage. Robert Shaw stars as Henry, who wants to divorce his wife in order to marry Anne Boleyn. Only Sir Thomas More (Paul Scofield) has the courage and conviction to oppose the King's will. Though all alone in his brave decision to stand firm with the Church, More's valiant refusal to abandon his principles leads to his martyrdom. A stunning performance by Scofield who won Best Actor for his role as More.

This DVD contains the following language tracks: English with optional English or Portuguese subtitles. This movie is rated G.

May we suggest this biography of St. Thomas More, A Portait of Courage

May we suggest these books by St. Thomas More:
  1. The Four Last Things, The Supplication of Souls, A Dialogue on Conscience
  2. Utopia

May we also suggest these films about other holy men:
  1. Saint Anthony.
  2. Molokai, about Fr. Damien of Molokai, the "leper priest".
  3. Don Bosco, starring Ben Gazzarra and St. John Bosco - Mission to Love.
  4. St. Patrick
  5. Padre Pio - Night of the Prophet
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