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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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Vulpe Adrian ...
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Carmen Ungureanu ...
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Mary, Queen of Scots
Tadeusz Pasternak ...
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Emil Hostina ...
Bothwell's Lieutenant
Daniela Nardini ...
Lady Huntly
Radu Andrei Micu ...
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Iona Ruxandra Bratosin ...
Young Mary
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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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Mary, Queen of Scots: There is no cunning in a man, but there is. For you want me, but you know you're not worthy - you never have been and that is why you insult me so.
Bothwell: Since first you set foot in my country you hated it.
Mary, Queen of Scots: My country.
Bothwell: No, no. Your country's still France. Your heart is still French. Your soul is still French.
Mary, Queen of Scots: I have become Scotland! My heart, my soul - every fiber of my being is Scotland
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Brilliant, visceral production!
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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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