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Robert bolt is best known for his most successful play, a man for all seasons (staged in 1960), which won five tony awards, starring paul scofield on broadway bolt himself wrote the film version, adapted in 1966 for director fred zinnemann the motion picture received six oscars, including an award for best screenplay.
Producer-director fred zinnemann has blended all filmmaking elements into an excellent, handsome and stirring film version of a man for all seasons robert bolt adapted his 1960 play, a timeless. A man for all seasons is a play concerned with morality, politics and the common man it is a play that though written decades ago, holds great wisdom for the individual of today and in its own particular way utilises a known historical event to address particular issues.
Why, richard, it profits a man nothing to give his soul for the whole world, sighs more, but for wales verdict a man for all seasons remains a top-quality historical movie – though in terms of entertainment it would have benefited from a less regal pace, or a less pious more. A man for all seasons is an adaptation on a historical play by robert bolt the film won six academy awards, including best picture, best director, and best actor. A man for all seasons is a play by robert bolt based on the life of sir thomas more an early form of the play had been written for bbc radio in 1954, and a one-hour live television version starring bernard hepton was produced in 1957 by the bbc, but after bolt's success with the flowering cherry, he reworked it for the stage.
Adapted by robert bolt and constance willis from bolt's hit stage play, a man for all seasons stars paul scofield, triumphantly repeating his stage role as sir thomas more the crux of the film is the staunchly catholic more's refusal to acknowledge king henry viii (robert shaw)'s break from the church to divorce his first wife and marry anne boleyn (an unbilled vanessa redgrave.
So far, the present season has given us gideon, a biblical drama, and a portrait of st thomas more in a man for all seasons (at the anta) advertisement sir thomas more was one of the outstanding men of christendom—scholar, author, lawyer, member of parliament, judge and lord chancellor.