Becket (1964 film)
1964 film by Peter Glenville
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- King Henry II: Am I the strongest or am I not?
- Thomas a Becket: You are today, but one must never drive one's enemy to despair; it makes him strong. Gentleness is better politics, it saps virility. A good occupational force must never crush. It must corrupt.
- Brother Philip: Your Grace, there are armed men at the doors. I bolted the doors, but...
- Thomas a Becket: It's time for Vespers. Does one bolt the doors during Vespers? I've never heard of it.
- Brother Philip: But, your Grace...
- Thomas a Becket: Open them. Everything must be as it should be for divine service.
- A taste for wine and women made them friends. A sudden clash made them man and martyr...which led to murder!
- An age of rampant lusts, abandon, runaway passions. An age brought bristling to life by two of the most exciting stars of our time!