Becket | 1964

Drama, Adaptation
Henry II leans on his boisterous Saxon friend Thomas Becket, but when the latter is made first chancellor and then archbishop a rift between them widens and ends in Becket's assassination by Henry's overly zealous ...more
Director: Peter Glenville
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 6 wins & 18 nominations | full awards »

Cast

... Thomas Becket

Actor

... King Henry II

Actor

... King Louis VII of France

Actor

... Gilbert Folliot Bishop of London

Actor

... Queen Matilda

Actor

... Queen Eleanor

Actor

... Pope Alexander III

Actor

... Cardinal Zambelli

Actor

... Brother John

Actor

... Archbishop of Canterbury

Actor

... Henry II's Baron

Actor

... Henry II's Baron

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Play as Source Material

Company

Keep Films

Production Company

Synopsis

Henry II leans on his boisterous Saxon friend Thomas Becket, but when the latter is made first chancellor and then archbishop a rift between them widens and ends in Becket's assassination by Henry's overly zealous knights.

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