A Man for All Seasons 1966

Critics score:
82 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: A Man for All Seasons is a picture that inspires admiration, courage and thought. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: Robert Bolt's boring historical drama functions best as an anthology of British acting styles, circa 1966. Read more

Kate Cameron, New York Daily News: It is profoundly stirring in its dramatic conception, appealing as it does to the mind, heart, eye and ear. Read more

TIME Magazine: One of the most intelligent religious movies ever made. Read more

Tom Charity, Time Out: Orson Welles alone relieves the boredom in a marvellous cameo as Cardinal Wolsey. If only they'd let him loose with the whole sorry history... Read more

Pauline Kael, The New Republic: There's more than a little of the school pageant in the rhythm of the movie: Though it's all neater than our school drama coaches could make it, the figures group and say their assigned lines and move on. Read more

A.D. Murphy, Variety: Producer-director Fred Zinnemann has blended all filmmaking elements into an excellent, handsome and stirring film version of A Man For All Seasons. Read more