Release : 1964-03-11
Genre : Drama, History
Runtime : 148 minutes
Company : Paramount, Paramount Film Service, Keep Films
Cast : Richard Burton, Peter O’Toole, John Gielgud, Gino Cervi, Paolo Stoppa, Donald Wolfit
Language : cy, en, la
King Henry II of England has trouble with the Church. When the Archbishop of Canterbury dies, he has a brilliant idea. Rather than appoint another pious cleric loyal to Rome and the Church, he will appoint his old drinking and wenching buddy, Thomas Becket, technically a deacon of the church, to the post. Unfortunately, Becket takes the job seriously and provides abler opposition to Henry.
An age of rampant lusts, abandon, runaway passions. An age brought bristling to life by two of the most exciting stars of our time!