Sat December 11, 2021 7:30 PM

THE LION IN WINTER

$8.00 (member) ; $13.00 (general admission)

Aero Theatre | Part of the “Christmas at the AC” series

This is a vaccinated-only screening

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  • RELEASED IN: 1968
  • 134 MINUTES
  • DIRECTED BY: ANTHONY HARVEY

ABOUT THE FILM

At Christmas court in 1183, King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) argues with his estranged wife, Eleanor (Oscar winner Katharine Hepburn) over whether Prince John (Nigel Terry) or Richard the Lionheart (Anthony Hopkins in his film debut) shall inherit the throne. Complicating matters is King Philip II of France (Timothy Dalton, also his debut) who seeks his own fortune by demanding his half-sister Alais (Jane Merrow), currently Henry’s mistress, be betrothed to Richard. The most royal of the cycle of ’60s films dealing with the history and palace intrigues of medieval England.

 

FORMAT: DCP

DISTRIBUTOR: Rialto Pictures