Film #1 of Smiler Grogan's Scavenger Hunt
Task 6/30: A Best Picture Oscar winning film.
“I think that when statesmen forsake their own private conscience for the sake of their public duties, they lead their country by a short route to chaos”.
An enthralling legal drama set during the reign of Henry the VIII, were politics and religion where entwined. It’s about Lord Chancellor Sir Thomas More, who risks imprisonment and death by refusing to sign an oath declaring the King head of the church.
The back and forth legal arguments are thrilling, and the fact that religion is woven so deeply into the politics, makes the stakes so much higher (MUCH higher if you believe in that sort…