In the waning years of his life, King Henry II (Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Patrick Stewart, X-Men, Star Trek, Moby Dick) is holding court, during which he'll announce the blood successor to his throne. Assembled for this event are those who seek to gain from the Kings death. His calculating wife, Eleanor of Acquitaine (Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs, Fatal Attraction, Damages), imprisoned for ten years by her husband for a political coup of her own. His shamelessly flaunted mistress, Alais and her venomous brother, King Philip of France (Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mission Impossible III, Bend it like Beckham); and Henry's three sons; Prince Richard the Lionhearted, who can't fathom the depth of leadership, The shallow Prince Geoffrey and the luckless and bumbling Prince John (Rafe Spall, Prometheus). With the tension mounting between the would be successors, will the King's heir be accepted and allowed to rule the nation or will thier coronation spark one of the most Brutal & bloody wars in History. This incredible mini-series was also released under the title "Lion In Winter."
|Audio||English Surround 5.1|
|Case Type||Amaray Single|
|Cast||Patrick Stewart, Glenn Close, John Rhys Meyers|