R | | Biography, Drama, History
Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Susanne Bier was originally attached to direct, but dropped out due to scheduling.
We have a scourge upon our land. Tis a woman with a crown.
The movie spans about sixteen years. With the notable exception of Queen Elizabeth who is seen to suffer from smallpox which gradually improves but leaves her face permanently scarred. The main characters do not seem to age during the sixteen years: they do not grow gray hairs, gain or lose weight, have changed hairlines or appear to walk with any less agility.
English, French, Scottish Gaelic, Latin
$194,777 (USA) (9 December 2018)
$16,468,499 (USA) (31 January 2019)
Check out our guide to the SXSW 2019, what to watch on TV, and a look back at the 2018-2019 awards season.