• Publication date: April 7, 2012

Rob Roy

A Scottish farmer is indebted to a British nobleman as a thief terrorizes his family.

Program data

Duration: 150

Production Year: 1995

MBC 2:

April 13, 2012 18:30 (KSA) ~ April 13, 2012 17:30 (CLT)

Rob (Liam Neeson) leads the MacGregorclan, a modest Scottish family who earns their living as sharecroppers.  To increase his profits, Rob borrows £1000 from an English nobleman,intent upon purchasingsome livestock.  He anticipates that the loan will be easy to repay, but trouble quickly arises. 

 

Cunningham (Tim Roth) kills MacGregor's courier and steals the cash; now Rob is indebted to the marquis, but incapable of repaying him.  The marquis offers to forgive the loan in exchange for false testimony against a foe, though MacGregor refuses.  He is subsequently forced into hiding, while Cunningham commits heinous crimes against the sharecropper's family.

 

Rob Roy was nominated for an Oscar and a Golden Globe.  The picture was a commercial success, earning $31 million at theaters worldwide.

 

Starring:

  • Liam Neeson
  • Jessica Lange
  • John Hurt
  • Tim Roth
  • Eric Stoltz