Becket
(DVD)

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Published
[Orland Park, Ill.] : MPI Home Video, [2007].
Format
DVD
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (ca. 150 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
030306105390

Notes

General Note
Based on the Broadway play "Becket" by Jean Anouilh ; produced upon the stage by David Merrick.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1964.
General Note
"Restored by the Academy Film Archive Restoration Funding provided by The Film Foundation."
General Note
Special features: Commentary with Peter O'Toole; interviews with editor Anne V. Coates and composer Laurence Rosenthal; archival interviews with Richard Burton; theatrical trailer; still gallery; TV spot.
Participants/Performers
Peter O'Toole, Richard Burton, John Gielgud, Donald Wolfit, Martita Hunt, Pamela Brown.
Description
Henry II surprises England by naming his fellow rogue and trusted confidant Thomas Becket as Chancellor. But when Henry next appoints him Archbishop of Canterbury, Becket shocks the world by openly defying the King with his newfound faith and compassion. Will a desperate ruler now destroy a beloved friend to save his splintering kingdom?
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for some sexual content and violence.
System Details
DVD; anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0 stereo.
Language
English (Dolby 5.1, Dolby 2.0), French (Dolby 2.0) or Spanish (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, English subtitles.

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Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Glenville, P., O'Toole, P., Burton, R., Gielgud, J., Wolfit, D., Hunt, M., Brown, P., & Anouilh, J. (2007). Becket . MPI Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Glenville et al.. 2007. Becket. MPI Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Peter Glenville et al.. Becket MPI Home Video, 2007.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Glenville, Peter, et al. Becket MPI Home Video, 2007.

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