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The Stone of Destiny

The Stone of Destiny
  • 2008
  • Canada/UK
  • 96 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Charles Martin Smith
  • Written by: Charles Martin Smith
  • Cast: Charlie Cox, Billy Boyd, Robert Carlyle, Kate Mara, Bryan Lowe, Brenda Fricker

Smith's hysterical, historical heist film gets a Scotland-only release. Cox plays Ian Hamilton, a student who sets out to liberate the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey and bring in back to Scotland. A cinematic non-event, devoid of thrills, excitement and even common sense.

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The Stone of Destiny

2 Oct 2008

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