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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)

Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

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Mini series depicting the turbulent and bloody reigns of Scottish monarchs Mary, Queen of Scots and her son King James VI of Scotland who became King James I of England and foiled the Gunpowder Plot.

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14 March 2004 (UK)  »

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Conspiración, traición y muerte  »

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£12,000,000 (estimated)
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Mary Queen of Scots gives birth and has intercourse 6 minutes later. See more »

Quotes

Bothwell: Would you forgive me before I leave?
Mary, Queen of Scots: I've lost wee David, and now I lose you.
Bothwell: You will be the stronger for it. You are your mother's daughter - every inch a queen.
Mary, Queen of Scots: Bothwell - I am with child. I have fulfilled my promise to my dead mother and to Scotland for I am with child
Bothwell: [pause] I would that it was mine.
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Trimas-O Imparatu Carte
By Grigore Lese
Performed by Grigore Lese
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Brilliant, visceral production!
19 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

One of the best historical dramatisations I've ever seen: McKidd's passion is palpable, as are the blood and gore of the Catholic purges when James I came to power, the dust and dirt on costumes, the primitivism of the lifestyles--all seem as realistic as could possibly be. Of course, we have nothing but the literature of the time to document what life was really like, but this seems to me a fine imagining of the vulgarities, barbarisms, discomforts, passions and violence of the time. I can't think of a better film to introduce young people to the history of this turbulent period--it will certainly grab their attention!


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