Regarded as one of the greatest actresses of her generation, she is the recipient of numerous accolades, including three primetime emmy awards, three tony awards, and three golden globe awards. This does not come close to that first film production, and have even copied some lines from that version, so much. Multiple golden crowns with spades and spikes were probably made for elizabeth in 1998, worn by christopher eccleston as the duke of norfolk as well as other actors as noblemen. Among her numerous accolades for acting, close is a threetime primetime emmy award winner, threetime tony award winner, and threetime golden globe award winner. The lion in winter is a 2003 madefortelevision remake of the stage play of the same name and of the original 1968 screen version of the play which had featured peter otoole and katharine hepburn. Watching the showtime movie directed by andrei konchalovsky and starring patrick stewart and glenn close does not provide a satisfactory answer to the question.
The original movie with katherine hepburn and peter otoole is my second favorite movie. Glenn close in the lion in winter with patrick stewart. Everyone in the movie is fine, as is the soundtrack and the direction. All the lion in winter movie posters,high res movie posters image for the lion in winter. French king philip timothy dalton receives the feuding english princes geoffrey john castle, john nigel terry and richard anthony hopkins as they fight for the crown in the lion in winter, 1968, from james goldmans play and screenplay. Its the story of king henry ii of england and his wife, eleanor of aquitaine. The lion in winter is a 1968 americanbritish historical drama film set around the christmas of 1183, about political and personal turmoil among the royal family of henry ii of england, his wife eleanor of aquitaine, their children, and their guests. It was filmed on location at spis castle in eastern slovakia, interiors were filmed in budapest, hungary. D king henry iis three sons all want to inherit the throne, but he wont commit to a choice. A great movie about king henry ii and queen eleanor. The following is a list of awards and nominations received by american actress glenn close. The lion in winter is a 1966 play by james goldman, depicting the personal and political conflicts of henry ii of england, his wife eleanor of aquitaine, their children and their guests during christmas 1183.
The lion in winter2003glenn closemoviedvd for sale online. Best female actor in a television movie or miniseries for the lion in winter selected filmography. With glenn close, andrew howard, antal konrad, john light. The lion in winter at christmas time in 1183, henry ii of england begins the process of deciding which of his three sons will inherit the throne, and become the next king of england. Glenn close, john light, andrew howard, antal konr d, soma marko, jonathan rhys meyers, rafe spall, patrick stewart, yuliya vysotskaya, clive wood, andrey konchalovskiy, the lion in winter. It starred patrick stewart and glenn close, and was directed by andrei konchalovsky. List of awards and nominations received by glenn close. Trailer for the 68 film the lion in winter, directed by anthony harvey and written by james goldman. Hepburn and otoole roar again in the lion in winter. The next generation, xmen as he manipulates and is countermanipulated by his wife, eleanor of aquitaine glenn close, dangerous liaisons, fatal attraction, and their three ambitious sons, each of whom hopes to ascend. Glenn close, andrew howard, antal konrad, john light, soma. But this version with glenn close and patrick stewart is a very good remake. Glenn close wins golden globe for best actress in a drama. The script is almost exactly the same as the play and original movie, but the little extra flourishes and scenes makes it a special rendition.
The lion in winter is a classic film, but not a great one. Kate hepburn and glenn close as eleanor of aquitaine youtube. One crown showed up in the 2003 made for tv movie the lion in winter on glenn close as queen eleanor. With peter otoole, katharine hepburn, anthony hopkins, john castle. She has also been nominated seven times for an academy award, and has earned two additional primetime emmy award nominations as an. Richard the lionheart is portrayed in a much more somber and serious way here than in the original hopkins overacted quite a bit but this was toned down. With eleanor out of the way, he can have his dalliances with his young mistress yuliya vysotskaya. The next generation, xmen as he manipulates and is countermanipulated by his wife, eleanor of aquitaine glenn close, dangerous liaisons, fatal attraction, and their three ambitious sons, each of whom hopes to ascend to the throne. They banter about life, love, hate and which of their sons is going to inherit the throne. Get your swag on with discounted movies to stream at home, exclusive movie gear, access to advanced screenings and discounts galore.
It is impossible for me to watch this showtime remake of the lion in winter starring glenn close and patrick stewart without constantly comparing it to the 1968 theatrical film with katharine hepburn and peter otoole. Its also about politics, vengeance, greed and ambition. The lion in winter henry greets philip internet archive. Its not that the new version of the lion in winter is a bad movie. Glenn close portrays a strong eleanor and sir patrick stewart proves to be her able foil as henry. I have seen some criticism of the youngest sons portrayal in this film, but i believe he was scripted that way from the start. The lion in winter triumphs at that difficult task. Outstanding female actor television movie or miniseries close. The lion in winter tv movie 2003 glenn close as eleanor.
Collect bonus rewards from our many partners, including amc, stubs, cinemark connections, regal crown club when you link accounts. King henry ii sir patrick stewart keeps his wife, eleanor glenn close locked away in the towers because of her frequent attempts to overthrow him. The lion in winter 2003 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Richard, geoffrey and john, along with henrys imprisoned exwife and his mistress all play their various roles in this interesting story. It was the first year that players who i met from the world board game championships made the trip to come play in the tournament. Both women capured that strong willed spirit, that makes eleanor of. This does not come close to that first film production, and have even copied some lines from that version, so much so i am surprised the producers werent sued for plagiarism.
You must be a registered user to use the imdb rating. It premiered on broadway at the ambassador theatre on march 3, 1966, starring robert preston and rosemary harris, who won a tony award for her portrayal of eleanor. In 2016, close was inducted into the american theater hall of fame, and in. But the lion in winter also functions at an emotional level, and is the better film, i think. Golden globe winner 2005 best actress television movie or miniseries. Schemes and doublecrosses abound in the lion in winter, the story of englands king henry ii patrick stewart, star trek. The lion in winter tv movie 2003 cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Glenn close first crossed over from theatre to the big screen in 1982 as jenny fields in george roy hills the world according to garp.
The most royal of the cycle of 60s films dealing with the history and castle intrigues of medieval england, anthony harveys the lion in winter returns in a new 4k restoration by studiocanal. Its clunky and overlong, as costume dramas with shakespearean pretensions tend to be, especially back in the day. This 2003 drama is a film for tv interpretation of james goldmans clever play. Glenn close celebrity profile check out the latest glenn close photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. The wifes glenn close received a standing ovation when she won the golden globe for best actress in a motion picture, drama on sunday night. Glenn close full list of movies and tv shows in theaters, in production and upcoming films. The ghost of the 1968 film version hangs over this 2003 miniseries. The lion in winter ist ein britischer film des regisseurs. Kate hepburn and glenn close as eleanor of aquitaine leopold leopold. The lion in winter 1968 rotten tomatoes movie trailers.
It was then seen on jonathanrhys meyers as henry viii in the tv series the tudors in 2007. The remake was first shown on december 26, 2003 in the u. Glenn close born march 19, 1947 is an american actress, singer, and producer. Best actress in a miniseries or tv movie for the lion in winter 2005 screen actors guild awards. Join sign up keep track of your favorite shows and movies, across all your devices. You may also see it as a weak attempt to be like that movie. Made her broadway debut in the phoenix theatres production of congrieves love for love. In 1183, aging monarch king henry ii patrick stewart decides it is time to pick an heir. The lion in winter is a 2003 madefortelevision remake of the stage play of the same name. The plot twists and turns with a great amount of deceit, as his three sons. Glenn close does at time seem to channel hepburn for the iconic lines, but she holds together well.
I happen to choose patrick stewart over peter o toole, but both katharine hepburn, and glenn close were eleanor to the t. Well i suppose in choosing a favorite version of the lion in winter, it all depends on taste. Two versions of the first meeting between henry ii and phillip ii, from james goldmans the lion in winter, as seen in the 1968 film and the 2003 tv. Talking with paley center for media president pat mitchell, actress glenn close talks about the most fundamental talent. One of the flaws of a man for all seasons was that it was so graceful and bloodless. The most royal of the cycle of 60s films dealing with the history and castle intrigues of medieval england, anthony harveys the lion in. King henry ii meets with eleanor of aquitaine at christmastide 1183 to choose one of his sons as his successor. Lion in winter a unique blend of comedy, drama compass.1171 713 1354 982 1283 31 643 848 879 412 175 109 373 912 774 385 1657 162 617 779 494 1582 792 1162 1651 285 836 763 1263 1008 775 879 42 311 96 1226 212 606 1189 790 637 136 1470 402 1317