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Becket [Blu-ray]

  • NR
  • Blu-ray
  • 1 disc
  • Region 1 USA/CA (info)
  • Two of the finest actors of their generation, Burton and O'Toole, square off in this splendid production of Jean Anouilh's 1959 play. The lifelong friendship of Henry II and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, is tested and ends in tragedy as Becket grows more confident and thoughtful in his position. Academy Award Nominations: 12, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actor- Richard Burton, Best Actor--Peter O'Toole. Academy Awards: Best (Adapted) Screenplay (Edward Anhalt).

    Academy Awards Best Adapted Screenplay 1964 Edward Anhalt American Screenwriter/Producer

  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BD1803

  • Credits
    Richard Burton, Richard Walter Jenkins, Peter O'Toole, John Gielgud, John Gielgud, Arthur John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown, Sian Phillips, Sin Phillips, Paolo Stoppa
  • Critic Reviews
    "The real fascination here is the pairing of Peter O'Toole and Richard Burton, both of whom give superb performances."
    Sight and Sound

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