Skip navigation! Story from Movies. There's something about Mary — Mary Stuart, that is. In Mary Queen of Scots , the titular 15th century Scottish monarch played by a fierce Saoirse Ronan forever has a warrior's glint in her eye.
The film follows the Scottish Queen, played by Irish actress Saoirse Ronan , as she returns home to Scotland from a life in France to rule her home country, but faces threats from all sides, including from her own cousin, Robbie's character Elizabeth I of England. One scene that's already causing a stir is a scene in which Darnley pleasures Mary with oral sex to avoid her getting pregnant before they wed, with the camera providing a close-up of Ronan's face as she portrays her character's ecstasy. We need to see her face to do that. Additionally, the scene has attracted attention due to the fact stars Ronan and Lowden are a couple, according to Page Six. Saoirse Ronan herself spoke of how comfortable the pair were during the sex scene together, when speaking to Metro. It was new territory for both of us. The star agreed with the idea that the erotic moment carries a feminist importance as she spoke to Refinery
In the film, Saoirse's character, Florence, develops a strong dislike for sex and happens to fall into a crisis on her wedding night. She told him:. So yes, it must have been bad. Great chat with the effervescent Saoirse Ronan who stopped by to share tales of filming 'On Chesil Beach' and much more! RTERadio1 pic.
The actress admitted that this time, it was a much more intimate affair. The Mary Queen Of Scots star, who is reported to be smitten with her co-star in real life, also revealed that they performed their intimate scenes like a dance routine. Jack and I are very comfortable with each other. We looked after each other.