Quick Review: Mary Queen of Scots.
by Rinku Gupta A rivetting saga of queen Mary narrated in a way that brings out the person behind the historic figure we know her as. The film brings out the trials and tribulations she faced as both a queen and a woman in an Age when prejudices of patriarchy were the norm. A wonderful direction by Josie Rourke with writing by Beau Willimon and brilliant performances by Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, Gemma Chan, Martin Compston, Ismael Cordova, Brendan Coyle, Ian Hart, Adrian Lester, James McArdle, with David Tennant, and Guy Pearce. synopsis: Mary, Queen of Scots explores the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart. Queen of France at 16 and widowed at 18, Mary defies pressure to remarry. Instead, she returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. But Scotland and England fall under the rule of the compelling Elizabeth I. Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and fema