The Lion in Winter

Type: New Blu-Ray

Katharine Hepburn won her third Oscar as strong-willed Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, fighting a battle of wills for England's future against King Henry II (Peter O'Toole) in this classic historical opus. The aging king gathers his family on Christmas Eve to select an heir to the throne-a meeting producing dramatic maneuvers among his sons, his mistress, and the king of France. James Goldman adapted his 1966 play; Anthony Harvey directs. With Anthony Hopkins, Jane Merrow. 134 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; interview; theatrical trailer.