Theatrical Release Date: TBC
Home Ent. Release Date: 24 Aug 2008
England, the 12th Century. After the death of his son and heir, King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) is obsessed with finding a new successor, so summons his three remaining sons. Also summoned is his wife, the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn), who he has kept imprisoned for the last ten years. As the Royal couple scheme and cajole with their sons their passions turn from tenderness to fury as they determine who should be the future King of England. Directed by Anthony Harvey and also starring Sean Connery, this year marks the 40th anniversary of the film’s original release.