A Man for All Seasons 1966 Masters of Cinema
It is the story of Sir Thomas More, the man who coined the word utopia in his novel, was the personal adviser for many years to Henry VIII, was a scholar and lawyer and one of the most important men in England.  This is the story of his downfall, caused by his refusal to bend to Henry’s will and approve of his divorce from Catherine and allow him to marry Anne Boleyn.

Cardinal Wolsey (Orson Welles) tries but fails to obtain a Papal divorce for King Henry VIII (Robert Shaw). Even though the respected man of letters Thomas More (Paul Scofield) refuses to help, Wolsey recommends him as the new Chancellor. Determined to marry his new consort Anne Boleyn (Vanessa Redgrave) the King is furious when his entreaties fail to change More's mind. To break the impasse Henry sets himself up as the head of the Church of England and legalizes his divorce and remarriage under his own authority. But that's not enough: to bend More to his will, the King demands a loyalty oath from all of his nobles...

Director: Fred Zinnemann
Cast: Paul Scofield, Wendy Hiller, Robert Shaw, Leo McKern, Orson Welles, Susannah York, John Hurt, Corin Redgrave
Country: UK
Genre: Biography, Drama, History

BD50 + DVD9 | 1080p AVC, NTSC | 02:00:28 | 46.2 Gb + 7.64 Gb + 3% rec
Language: English
Subtitles: English

• Audio commentary with Lem Dobbs, moderated by Nick Redman and Julie Kirgo
• Isolated Score Track
• "The Life of Saint Thomas More" featurette (18:16)
• Interview with film scholar Neil Sinyard (31:26)
• Original Theatrical Trailer (3:19)