In the early 14th century, Scottish warrior and Earl Robert the Bruce is crowned King of Scots, leading Scotland during the First War of Scottish Independence against England.

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Gary Andrew ...
Scottish Soldier
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Edward I
Richard Brimblecombe ...
Conor Chamberlain ...
Steven Clark ...
English Soldier
Pavel Douglas ...
Ross Dunsmore ...
Nigel Bruce
Vincent Faber ...
Scottish Soldier
Kern Falconer ...
Black Douglas
Heather Flannagan ...
Majorie Bruce
Graeme Ford ...
Knight to Edward I
Dee Hepburn ...
Mary Bruce
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Edward James
Paul Kerr ...
knight to Edward II
Michael Leighton ...
Aubrey
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Robert the Bruce unites the Scots in a rebellion against the hated English, led by Edward I. He is supported by various loyal followers, notably the bishop who agrees to recognize his claim and crown him as King of the Scots. Written by Peter Reiher

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A school girl in Dunfermline skipped school one day and landed a part in this, crowning Robert The Bruce. She then went on to film other scenes including a corpse. Although she never got paid she claims it was the most exciting thing that happened. Never been in front of cameras before ,she was shy but found it easy as set was closed when Oliver Reed was in the coronation scene. The crown on Sandy (Robert The Bruce) kept slipping off his wig . He told the school girl that inside was a dot which was supposed to sit at the back. This helped. The next scene was perfect and they kept it in movie where the school girl smiles at her friends next to her, happy it stayed on. See more »

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Appalling historically and cinematically
30 July 2015 | by (Oxford UK) – See all my reviews

I invested hard cash in this production and may therefore seem biased in my opinion; so if I say this is the worst film you'll ever see, the worst scripted, cast (except for Oliver Reed), edited and most of all DIRECTED, you'll probably get my message! I am a Scot as well as a first class honours graduate in Film Production and a History teacher, so maybe I know what I'm talking about. How I would love to meet the Producer/Director Bob Carruthers, of this appalling rubbish, the man who took my thousands of pounds, and managed to turn the greatest story in Scottish History into the most embarrassing production you could ever imagine, so that I could tell him to move over and let someone who knows how to make a real film take over - and even give me my money back!


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