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Robert the Bruce (2019)

The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

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Richard Gray

Writers:

Eric Belgau, Angus Macfadyen (Written by)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Gabriel Bateman ... Scot
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Iver
Macaulay Callard ... Jason
Mhairi Calvey ... Elizabeth de Burgh
Gianni Capaldi ... David MacDonald
Will Carlson ... Michael
Shane Coffey ... Finley
Nick Farnell ... Thomas
Patrick Fugit ... Will
Criss Green Criss Green ... Henchman
Jared Harris ... John Comyn
Anna Hutchison ... Morag
Emma Kenney ... Briana
Brandon Lessard ... Carney
Angus Macfadyen ... Robert the Bruce
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The story of nobleman-turned-outlaw hero who was crowned king of Scots in the 14th century.

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He Empowered a People, He Fought for Freedom, To Defy An Empire.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

28 June 2019 (UK) See more »

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Yellow Brick Films LLC See more »
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The film takes place after Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scotland following William Wallace's torture and execution. See more »

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If at first you don't succeed
3 July 2019 | by semaj1968See all my reviews

I had the privilege of seeing this in Edinburgh at a small screening, film was introduced by the main star and director. This is clearly a labour of love and small budget dealing with The Bruce on the run and giving up on himself. Being hunted by other Scots who are after some coin, he has to hide out through winter. Filmed mostly in Montana with a bit of Scotland at the end, seems a bit of a shame but this sort of thing happens a lot. The film itself is a slow burner and a bit of a come down on the back Brave Heart, this is a beaten King giving up and hiding out, wounded he is taken in by a family who've lost their Husband/father to the battles with the English army. Some mixed feelings towards him but they come to terms in the end he is a good King and wants what's best for Scotland.

Bits of the film reminded me of old westerns like High Noon or 3:10 to Yuma, there's a showdown coming and the odds are against you but you have to fight regardless. It was good to see Angus back in the role of Bruce seems fitting and if they ever do a Bannockburn movie I'd want him back in the role.


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