Logofb

Trailers...

  • Another Yeti a Love Story: Life on the Streets
  • Seventeen
  • Present Perfect: Thai Film
  • Apricot Groves
  • Chee and T
  • Die Beautiful
  • Marica Tú
  • Rebels on Pointe
  • Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin (The)
  • Just Charlie
  • Blue Years (The)
  • Tamara
  • Summertime
  • Cannabis
  • Deep Water
  • Enactone
  • Últimos Días en aa Habana
  • Objects of Love (The)
  • Constitution (The)
  • Pulse
  • Skins
  • Discreet
  • Fluidø
  • Close-Knit
  • Fantastic Woman (A)
  • Richard the Stork
  • Wild Mouse
  • 4 Days in France
  • Required Field
  • Those Who Make Revolution Halfway Only Dig Their Own Graves
  • Emo the Musical
  • Isla Santa Maria 3D
  • Paths
  • Bones of Contention
  • Uncontrolled Love
  • Small Town Rage: Fighting Back in the Deep South
  • Live by Night
  • #resistayol
  • Mariela Castro's March
  • T2 Trainspotting

Becket

UK, English, 148 mins

  • Director: Peter Glenville
  • Writer: Jean Anouilh; Lucienne Hill
  • Producer: Hal B. Wallis; Joseph H. Hazen

CGiii Comment

As the story opens, King Henry II, who ruled England from 1154 to 1189 has entered Canterbury Cathedral to do penance at the tomb of his former friend, Thomas Becket. Bare to the waist, the king kneels to receive a flogging from Saxon monks. He begins to reminisce, recalling at first the carefree, promiscuous adventures with Becket, then his favorite drinking and wenching companion. A violently emotional drama that probes the changing relationship between two young men - between two close friends bound together by similar pride of flesh and spirit who become deadly enemies as they pursue their separate destinies . . . that of king . . . and saint.


Trailer...

Cast & Characters

Richard Burton as Becket / Thomas Becket;
Peter O'Toole as His King / King Henry II;
John Gielgud as King Louis of France / King Louis VII of France;
Gino Cervi as the Cardinal / Cardinal Zambelli;
Paolo Stoppa as the Pope / Pope Alexander III;
Donald Wolfit as Bishop Folliot;
David Weston as Brother John;
Martita Hunt as Empress Matilda;
Pamela Brown as Queen Eleanor [of Aquitaine];
Percy Herbert as Baron;
Sian Phillips as Gwendolen;
Inigo Jackson as Robert de Beaumont;
Felix Aylmer as Archbishop of Canterbury;
Niall MacGinnis as Baron;
Christopher Rhodes as Baron

Leave a comment

Please login to leave a comment. Optional login below.