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Murder in the Cathedral (Includes DVD)
  • Description

    This adaptation of TS Eliot's classic verse drama is released for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD in this strictly limited Dual Format Edition.

    Recounting the love-hate relationship between 12th century British monarch Henry ll and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, the film is unique in its use of mainly non-professional actors to tell the story of Becket's temptations before he was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170.

    This rarely-seen film features Eliot s voice as well as music by the internationally renowned composer Làszló Lajtha. Also included in this specially-curated edition are three of Hoellering's richly evocative short films.

    Extras:

    • Alternative, longer festival cut (136 mins)
    • Message From Canterbury (George Hoellering, 1944)
    • Glasgow Orpheus Choir (George Hoellering,1951)
    • Shapes And Forms (George Hoellering, 1950)

    Cast and Crew:

    Director – George Hoellering (Murder in the Cathedral)

    Cast – Alexander Gauge (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Martin Luther)

    Awards and Reviews:

    12th Venice International Film Festival winner for best production design.

    New York Times – ‘excellent production and bold direction by George Hoellering’

     

     

     

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    15
    Actor:
    John Groser, Alexander Gauge, David Ward
    Director:
    George Hoellering
    Region:
    Free
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Run Time:
    115 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI

Murder in the Cathedral (Includes DVD)

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  • Description

    This adaptation of TS Eliot's classic verse drama is released for the first time on Blu-ray and DVD in this strictly limited Dual Format Edition.

    Recounting the love-hate relationship between 12th century British monarch Henry ll and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Thomas Becket, the film is unique in its use of mainly non-professional actors to tell the story of Becket's temptations before he was murdered in Canterbury Cathedral in 1170.

    This rarely-seen film features Eliot s voice as well as music by the internationally renowned composer Làszló Lajtha. Also included in this specially-curated edition are three of Hoellering's richly evocative short films.

    Extras:

    • Alternative, longer festival cut (136 mins)
    • Message From Canterbury (George Hoellering, 1944)
    • Glasgow Orpheus Choir (George Hoellering,1951)
    • Shapes And Forms (George Hoellering, 1950)

    Cast and Crew:

    Director – George Hoellering (Murder in the Cathedral)

    Cast – Alexander Gauge (The Adventures of Robin Hood, Martin Luther)

    Awards and Reviews:

    12th Venice International Film Festival winner for best production design.

    New York Times – ‘excellent production and bold direction by George Hoellering’

     

     

     

  • Product Details
    Certificate:
    15
    Actor:
    John Groser, Alexander Gauge, David Ward
    Director:
    George Hoellering
    Region:
    Free
    Number of Discs:
    2
    Run Time:
    115 mins approx.
    studio:
    BFI
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