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.
Joe Alwyn who plays Queen Elizabeth's reputed lover Robert Dudley also is in the movie The Favourite about Queen Anne's attachment to Sarah Churchill and Abigail Masham. In The Favourite, he plays Abigail Masham's husband.
Do not play into their hands. Our hatred is precisely what they hope for. I know your heart has more within it than the men who counsel you.
Queen Elizabeth I: You would do well to watch your words!
Mary Stuart: I will not be scolded by my inferior!
Queen Elizabeth I: Your inferior?
Black people were recorded in England, and to a much lesser extent in Scotland, before the 1600s, but they did not wield the power displayed in the film, nor were any people of mostly African descent in the aristocracy of either country.
English, French, Scottish Gaelic, Latin
$194,777 (USA) (9 December 2018)
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