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Gunpowder, Treason & Plot (2004)

TV Movie  |   |  Drama, History  |  14 March 2004 (UK)
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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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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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Conspiración, traición y muerte  »

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Bothwell: They know it was me. You must hang me, Mary.
Mary, Queen of Scots: What?
Bothwell: If you do not hang me, people will say we planned it together.
Mary, Queen of Scots: I cannot
Bothwell: You must Mary, for they will hang me anyway, they will hang me anyway!
Mary, Queen of Scots: I cannot!
Bothwell: Then you must marry me, for they will not hang the queen's husband.
[pause]
Bothwell: Marry me or hang me.
Mary, Queen of Scots: I'll marry you, I'll marry you.
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Nu Gandeasca Tat Omu
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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