Cromwell

Cromwell
Cromwell

Year

1970

Duration

133 minutes

Genres

Biopics

Language

English

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An all-star British cast appears in this outstanding biopic of English Republican Oliver Cromwell. In the 1640s, tyrannical King Charles I is locked in dispute with Parliament. Cromwell, an ordinary man who has become an MP, is appalled by the king's behaviour and plans to emigrate to America. But on the eve of his family's departure, he decides he must fight for democracy. What follows is a bloody civil war in which Cromwell's Roundheads attempt to overthrow the monarchy and its supporters, the Cavaliers. But when he eventually takes power, will Cromwell be any different to the hated king?

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This film has one use of strong bad language.

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