Stone of Destiny

Stone of Destiny

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Stone of Destiny retells the true story of four young Glaswegian students who, in 1951, outwitted the British authorities in their successful attempt to take back the Stone of Scone - a beloved symbol of Scottish pride - and return it home. More

Starring as Ian Hamilton - one of the students, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950’s - is Charlie Cox (Cassanova). Also stars Billy Boyd (Lord Of The Rings), Robert Carlyle (The Full Monty), Peter Mullan (On A Clear Day) and Academy Award-winner Brenda Fricker.

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2008Rating: PG, contains low level offensive language 96 minsCanada, UK
ComedyTrue Story & Biography

Stone of Destiny | Reviews

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Total Film

Total Film

This recreation of a half-assed prank by ’50s students to liberate the fabled Stone of Scone from Westminster Abbey is laughably seen here as a pivotal episode in the fight for independence.

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Otago Daily Times

Otago Daily Times

While it definitely plays better as a made-for-television epic, Stone of Destiny is head and shoulders above the majority of trifle doing the rounds.

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