Mary Stuart's attempt to overthrow her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of England, finds her condemned to years of imprisonment before facing execution.
Did You Know?
This will be the second time that Saoirse Ronan
and Vanessa Redgrave are cast as the same characters on screen. Vanessa Redgrave previously played Mary Stuart in ''Mary Queen of Scots'' (1971). She also played the older Briony Tallis in ''Atonement'' (2007) to the younger Briony played by Saoirse Ronan
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