Chasing the Deer

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Chasing the Deer ★★ 1994

In 1745, Scotland's Bonnie Prince Charlie (Carrara) has returned from France intent on resurrecting the Jacobite cause and regaining the English throne. Reluctant Alis-tair Campbell (Zajac) joins the army only to protect his son Euan (Rae), who's supposedly being held prisoner for shooting a Highlander. Euan's actually fallen into the hands of a sympathetic Englishman, Major Elliot (Blessed), advisor to the government's troops. The Jacobites begin their march south until that fateful day on Cullo-den Moor, which will determine all their futures. 92m/C VHS . GB Brian Blessed, Matthew Zajac, Iain Cuthbertson, Lewis Rae, Dominique Carrara, Fish; D: Graham Holloway; W: Jerome Vincent, Bob Carruthers, Steve Gillham; C: Alan M. Trow; M: John Wetton.