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The Kings Speech


Genre: Biography | Drama | History
Certificate:    15
Running Time:  118 minutes


Plot Outline:   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 stammer 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 boldly lead the country through war. (courtesy IMDB)

Awards: Won 4 Oscars. Another 62 wins & 88 nominations


Colin Firth ...         King George VI
  Helena Bonham Carter ... Queen Elizabeth
  Derek Jacobi ... Archbishop Cosmo Lang
  Robert Portal ... Equerry
  Geoffrey Rush ... Lionel Logue


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