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Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
This is the second time that Saoirse Ronan and Vanessa Redgrave were cast as the same characters on screen. Vanessa Redgrave played Mary Stuart in ''Mary Queen of Scots'' (1971). She also played the older Briony Tallis in ''Atonement'' (2007); Saoirse Ronan played the younger Briony.
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?
When Mary's execution is shown with her real hair. However in real life after her execution the executioner held up her head and it rolled away from him because she had a red wig covering her gray hair.
English, French, Scottish Gaelic, Latin
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