WHO’S IN IT?
Chris Pine (Hell or High Water), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Florence Pugh (Lady Macbeth), Billy Howle (On Chesil Beach), Tony Curran (Pearl Harbour), Lorne MacFadyen (The Little Stranger), Alastair Mackenzie (Peterloo), James Cosmo (Trainspotting), Callan Mulvey (Captain America: The Winter Soldier), Stephen Dillane (Darkest Hour), Steven Cree (The Awakening), Sam Spruell (Legend), Rebecca Robin (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
David Mackenzie (Hell or High Water), director, writer; Mark Bomback (War for the Planet of the Apes), Bathsheba Doran (film debut), David Harrower (Una) and James MacInnes (The Rocket Post), writers; Gillian Berrie (Starred Up), producer; Barry Ackroyd (The Hurt Locker), cinematographer; Jake Roberts (Perfect Sense), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In 14th century Scotland, nobleman-turned-reluctant-King Robert the Bruce (Pine) is forced to lead his people into battle against the oppressive English occupation, where they are outmatched by the sheer might and size of the British army…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Netflix ventures into historical epic territory with this feature-length tale of a David vs. Goliath showdown between the oppressed Scottish and the overwhelmingly strong British, directed by Hell or High Water’s David Mackenzie who also brings in that film’s star Chris Pine in the lead role here.