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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Multi-award-winning historical drama about Sir Thomas More's refusal to acknowledge Henry VIII's break with the Roman Catholic Church. More suffers a crisis of conscience, questioning the sovereign's plans for divorce, and ultimately pays for his disapproval with his life. Paul Scofield's performance won one of the film's six Oscars, which also included the best picture award.

Last on

Mon 14 Apr 2014 10:30 BBC Two

Credits

Sir Thomas More
Paul Scofield
Lady Alice
Wendy Hiller
Thomas Cromwell
Leo McKern
King Henry VIII
Robert Shaw
Cardinal Wolesy
Orson Welles
Duke of Norfolk
Nigel Davenport
Matthew
Colin Blakely
Will Roper
Corin Redgrave
Richard Rich
John Hurt
Margaret
Susannah York
Writer
Robert Bolt
Director
Fred Zinnemann

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