The Lion in Winter
Great British Icons • Drama, History, PG
Christmas 1183. An elderly King Henry the Second (Peter O'Toole) is torn over naming his successor. He wants the young Prince John (Nigel Terry), one of his three sons, to take over, however, his wife Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn) wants another of his sons, Prince Richard the Lionheart (Anthony Hopkins), to take the throne. Perilous plotting provides ever-rising tension in this expertly crafted historical drama.
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