The big winner at the 2011 Academy Awards (Best Film, Actor, Director and Screenplay), The King's Speech stars Helena Bonham... More
The big winner at the 2011 Academy Awards (Best Film, Actor, Director and Screenplay), The King's Speech stars Helena Bonham Carter as Queen Elizabeth, Colin Firth as King George VI, and also starring Geoffrey Rush, Guy Pearce and Michael Gambon.
Tells the story of King George VI, the father of Queen Elizabeth II. After his brother abdicates, George reluctantly assumes the throne. Plagued by a dreaded stutter and considered unfit to be King, he engages the help of an unorthodox speech therapist named Lionel Logue (Rush). Through his friendship with Logue, George finds his voice and confidence, and leads Britain into World War II.
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- Award winner
- Winner of Best Film, Director, Actor (Colin Firth) and Screenplay at the 2011 Academy Awards. Winner of 7 BAFTA Awards 2011 including Best Film, Best Actor (Firth), Best Supporting Actress (Bonham Carter), Best Supporting Actor (Rush) and Best Screenplay. Winner for Best Actor, Drama (Firth) at the 2011 Golden Globes. Audience Award winner at Toronto Film Festival 2010.
- M, contains offensive language
- Country of origin
- UK, Australia