After watching this trailer we want to give Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie Oscars

2018-07-13 11:58
 

Cape Town - Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie throw down the Oscars gauntlet with Mary, Queen of Scots

The Academy-award nominees play royal rivals in the epic new historical drama. 

The film is based on the turbulent life of the charismatic Mary Stuart (Ronan). 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 (Robbie).  

Each young Queen beholds her “sister” in fear and fascination. Rivals in power and in love, and female regents in a masculine world, the two must decide how to play the game of marriage versus independence. 

Determined to rule as much more than a figurehead, Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth’s sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both thrones – and change the course of history.

From the looks of the trailer this film has the makings of an Oscar frontrunner. 

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The film releases in SA cinemas on Friday, 18 January 2019.

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