The Lion in Winter has been stunningly restored and features brand new bonus features.
England, the 12th Century. After the death of his son and heir, King Henry II (Peter O’Toole) is obsessed with finding a new successor, so summons his three remaining sons. Also summoned is his wife, the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine (Katherine Hepburn), who he has kept imprisoned for the last ten years. As the Royal couple scheme and cajole with their sons their passions turn from tenderness to fury as they determine who should be the future King of England. Katherine Hepburn won her third of an unprecedented four Best Actress Oscars for this film, and director Anthony Harvey was also nominated. Also starring Timothy Dalton and Anthony Hopkins.
New interview with John Castle
New interview with editor John Bloom
O’Toole on Hepburn – 5 min excerpt from TCM interview