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James Goldman’s adaptation of his own play depicts the struggle among the royal Plantagenet family to determine the fate of the English throne. King Henry II stands firmly behind the interests of his youngest son while his queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, tries to align herself with France to guarantee her eldest son’s position as heir to the throne. The production colorfully portrays the 12th-century English court with its personal and political intrigue and the tremendous lust for power that devours the royal family as they contend among themselves for control. Stars Peter O’Toole and Katharine Hepburn. Color. 134 minutes.

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