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Digital Spy sat down with Brave director Mark Andrews and producer Katherine Sarafian recently to pick out a selection of films for a Scots-based movie marathon. Expect some surprising choices.
Stone of Destiny (2008)
Written and directed by Charles Martin Smith (he of Untouchables and American Graffiti acting fame), this low-key gem centres on four Glasgow students in the 1950s who reclaimed the symbolic Stone of Scone from the Brits. "Stone of Destiny is fantastic, it's such a fun movie," says Mark.
Dear Frankie (2004)
A moving drama from Shona Auerbach (her one and only feature), this film gives Gerard Butler a rare chance to show off his dramatic chops as a man who agrees to pose as a young deaf boy's father.
No list of Scottish movies would be complete without the inclusion of Mel Gibson's multi-Oscar-winning '90s epic. The eagle-eyed amongst you will notice that Brave's Lord Macintosh (Craig Ferguson) is wearing blue war paint to resemble William Wallace.
The Queen (2006)
"It's not actually Scottish but I like it because there's so much of the Scottish Highlands in it," says Katherine. "I love being up at Balmoral in those scenes with the stag." We couldn't agree more!
Mrs Brown (1997)
Notable for the presence of Brave star Billy Connolly, Mark and Katherine admit that they went back to watch many of the previous films of their voice actors. This drew special praise from both for its excellent performance from 'The Big Yin'.
Brave is released in UK cinemas today (August 13). Let us know some of your favourite Scottish movies in the comments box below!