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A Man for All Seasons
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2hrs 30min
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1988
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Turner Home
Synopsis: Originally telecast in December of 1988, A Man for All Seasons was the first made-for-TV film produced on behalf of the TNT Cable Service. Charlton Heston makes his film directorial debut herein, and also plays the central role of Sir Thomas More, 16th century lord chancellor of England. Unswerving in his belief of the Pope's supreme authority, Sir Thomas refuses to support King Henry VIII's plan to divorce his wife Catherine of Aragon to marry the (hopefully) fertile Anne Boleyn. Declaring himself ... Full Synopsis
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After earning acclaim for his portrayals of Moses and Ben-Hur, Charlton Heston again plays a man of God in this 1988 adaptation of a play by Robert Bolt. Heston acquits himself well in his role as one of the moral and intellectual giants of the Renaissance, Sir Thomas More (1478-1535), a canonized saint of the Roman Catholic Church. Playing More -- a humanist scholar, lawyer, and Lord Chancellor of ... Read Review
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Sir Thomas More, Chancellor of England
Mistress More
Thomas Cardinal Wolesey, Archbishop of York
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