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The King's Speech


Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter, Guy Pearce View All


Tom Hooper (Director), David Seidler (Screenplay) View All

Release: Sep. 6th, 2010
Runtime: 1 hour, 58 minutes
The King's Speech tells the story of the man who became King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George ('Bertie') reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be king, Bertie engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue. Through a set of unexpected techniques, and as a result of an unlikely friendship, Bertie is able to find his voice and...
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There's a collection of solid character actors to fill out the rest of the film, and the production design is great (though I question some of the cinematography choices - what's with Hooper's tendency to frame close-ups so they're noticeably off-centre.
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This speech therapist, Lionel Logue, sees all speech problems similarly and it looks like the real roots of Albert's problem lie psychologically.
Charming Actor with a charming performance which gave the film its wit and strong power that makes films like The King's Speech really be brilliant.
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