Kate Mara in Stone of Destiny

Kate Mara in Toronto

Kate Mara in Toronto

Kate Mara has starred in a new movie, currently showing at the Torronto film festival. “Stone of Destiny” had it’s screenplay based on a book written by the plot’s real-life mastermind and the central character in the film, Ian Hamilton).

The plot revolves around a group of scotts who banded together in 1950 to repatriate what they considered stolen national property: the Scottish Coronation stone, that had been taken to England and fitted into the base of the English Coronation Chair. Its presence gave English monarchs dominion over Scotland. Inspired by the speeches of Scottish nationalist John MacCormick (Robert Carlyle), Hamilton and his friends planned a detailed mission to bring the stone home.

The movie also stars Billy Boyd and Ciaron Kelly, as well as Brenda Fricker. More details soon!