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Mary Queen of Scots / Focus Features presents ; in association with Perfect World Pictures ; a Working Title production ; produced by Tim Bevan, Debra Hayward ; screenplay by Beau Willimon ; directed by Josie Rourke.

Contributor(s): Rourke, Josie [film director.] | Willimon, Beau [screenwriter.] | Bevan, Tim [film producer.] | Hayward, Debra [film producer.] | Ronan, Saoirse, 1994- [actor.] | Robbie, Margot, 1990- [actor.] | Lowden, Jack, 1990- [actor.] | Alwyn, Joe [actor.] | Tennant, David, 1971- [actor.] | Pearce, Guy, 1967- [actor.] | Bain, Angela [actor.] | Cant, Richard [actor.] | Guy Rhys [actor.] | Petty, Thom [actor.] | Hoyle, Izuka [actor.] | Focus Features [production company.] | Wan mei shi jie (Beijing) ying shi wen hua you xian gong si [production company.] | Working Title Films [production company.] | Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm) [publisher.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialDescription: 1 videodisc (124 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Contained works: Guy, J. A. Queen of Scots.Subject(s): Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Drama | Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 -- Drama | Queens -- Scotland -- Drama | Queens -- England -- Drama | Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Drama | Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603Genre/Form: Drama. | Feature films. | Historical films. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Historical films. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Biographical films. | Melodramas (Motion pictures) | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Video recordings for people with visual disabilities.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Music, Max Richter ; costume designer, Alexandra Byrne ; editor, Chris Dickens ; production designer, James Merifield ; cinematographer, John Mathieson.
Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, David Tennant, Guy Pearce, Angela Bain, Richard Cant, Guy Rhys, Thom Petty, Izuka Hoyle.Summary: Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen of England. Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens, driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 2018.

Based on Queen of Scots: the true life of Mary Stuart by John Guy.

Wide screen (2.39:1).

Special features: An epic confrontation; Tudor feminism; Something about Marys; Feature commentary with director Josie Rourke and composer Max Richter.

Music, Max Richter ; costume designer, Alexandra Byrne ; editor, Chris Dickens ; production designer, James Merifield ; cinematographer, John Mathieson.

Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, Jack Lowden, Joe Alwyn, David Tennant, Guy Pearce, Angela Bain, Richard Cant, Guy Rhys, Thom Petty, Izuka Hoyle.

Queen of France at sixteen, widowed at eighteen, Mary Stuart defies pressure to remarry and instead returns to her native Scotland to reclaim her rightful throne. By birth, she also has a rival claim to the throne of Elizabeth I, who rules as the Queen of England. Mary asserts her claim to the English throne, threatening Elizabeth's sovereignty. Betrayal, rebellion, and conspiracies within each court imperil both Queens, driving them apart, as each woman experiences the bitter cost of power.

MPAA rating: R; some violence and sexuality.

DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.39:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0.

In English, French, or Spanish; French or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH); English descriptive audio track for people with visual disabilities (DVS).

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